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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…


The United States Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

Emma Armstrong-Carter, Catherine Johnson, Julia Belkowitz, Connie Siskowski, Elizabeth Olson, Social Policy Report, First published: 12 July 2021 Vol.34, Issue 2, p. 1-24 Over 5.4 million U.S. children and adolescents…

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HHS Offers States Flexibility to Better Address Medicaid Enrollees’ Needs

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, January, 4, 2023 In early January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released guidance for states to address health-related social needs for people…

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Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-directed Home and Community-Based Services

from the The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an online training course and a series of resources that offer strategies…

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RRF Foundation for Aging

This ongoing funding opportunity from the RRF Foundation supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults ages 65 and over. The types of grants they fund include: Priority…

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In December, the Senate and House Appropriations Committees released the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2023 appropriations bills. This government funding package also includes emergency…


VA Expands Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to Veterans of All Service Eras

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expanding the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) to include eligible Veterans and their family caregivers of all eras. VA’s…