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NV 2022 2024

Nevada State Plan for the Support of Family Caregivers: January 2022 to December 2024

This State Plan was developed by the Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition, with input from family caregivers, service providers, and state agencies, and various information gathering activities conducted by the…

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White House Executive Order on Increasing Access to High-Quality Care and Supporting Caregivers

In April, the White House issued an Executive Order that puts in place more than 50 executive branch actions across multiple agencies to support family caregivers and direct care workers…

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Impact: Engaging Communities Underrepresented in Disability Research

ICI’s Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL), University of Minnesota, Spring 2023 This special issue of Impact highlights critical disability research questions derived from a State of the Science meeting…

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The Senior Companion Program Plus (SCP Plus): Examining the Preliminary Effectiveness of a Lay Provider Program to Support African American Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Caregivers.

Xu, L.; Fields, N.L.; Williams, I.C.; Gaugler, J.E.; Kunz-Lomelin, A.; Cipher, D.J.; Feinhals, G. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2023, 20, 5380. A culturally informed, peer-led, lay provider model, the Senior…

Legislative Alert

Take Action on Proposed House Budget

House of Representatives leadership is demanding significant cuts to programs important to people with disabilities, older adults and their family caregivers in exchange for lifting the debt ceiling for one…

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Supporting social connection for people living with dementia: lessons from the findings of the TRIO study

Prendergast, L.M., Toms, G., Seddon, D., Jones, C., Anthony, B.F. and Edwards, R.T. (2023). Working with Older People, Vol. No. ahead-of-print. The purpose of this paper is to share the learning…

Legislative Alert

Ten House Members from both parties send Appropriations Request for $20 million for Lifespan Respite Care Program in FY 2024

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support $20 million in the FY 2024 Funding Bill. Visit them in their district offices this week during the Congressional recess to deliver the…

Legislative Alert

Urge your U.S. Representative to Sign Congressional Letter Requesting $20 million for Lifespan Respite in FY 2024!
Immediate Action is Needed!!
Deadline for Members to Sign is Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Lifespan Respite Care Program champions, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), are circulating a Dear Colleague Letter in the House asking Members to sign on to the…


New Resource from South Carolina Respite Coalition

South Carolina: In an effort to engage the medical community in sharing information with caregivers about respite and other supports, the South Carolina Respite Coalition produced this video, A Physician’s Perspective on…