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New from NASHP: Emerging Respite Care Strategies in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers for Older Adults, Adults with Physical Disabilities, and their Family Caregivers

June 4, 2023
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by Kimberly Hodges, Ella Taggart, Neva Kaye, Wendy Fox-Grage, National Academy for State Health Policy, May 2023 Respite care is one of the most desired caregiver services and a key…

Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition Successfully Advocates for Legislation Implementing Caregiver Assessment Pilot

June 4, 2023
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On May 30, the Governor of Nevada singed AB100 into state law. This accomplishment was led by advocacy efforts of the Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition. The bill requires the…

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

June 4, 2023
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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…

Community Care Corps Issues Request for Proposals: Grants to Be Awarded for Innovative Models Using Volunteers to Assist Family Caregivers, Older Adults, or Adults with Disabilities

May 9, 2023
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Community Care Corps has announced a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, or adults with disabilities with nonmedical care…

Impact: Engaging Communities Underrepresented in Disability Research

May 2, 2023
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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…

ACL Announces New Funding to Improve Support for Family Caregivers

May 2, 2023
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Grants will support implementation of the 2022 National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. ACL is excited to announce $20 million in new funding for our first major initiative in support…

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.

April 21, 2023
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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…

AmeriCorps NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) for FY 2023 Volunteer Generation Fund

April 21, 2023
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Federal Agency Name: AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity Title: Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Volunteer Generation Fund Announcement Type: Initial Announcement Assistance Listing Number: 94.021 Summary Statement: AmeriCorps announces a competitive grant funding…

Take Action on Proposed House Budget

April 21, 2023
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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…