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Impact: Engaging Communities Underrepresented in Disability Research

May 2, 2023

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…

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

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…

Take Action on Proposed House Budget

April 21, 2023

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…

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

April 20, 2023

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…

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

April 10, 2023

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…

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

March 17, 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…

Valuing the Invaluable 2023 Update: Strengthening Supports for Family Caregivers

March 9, 2023

by Susan C. Reinhard, Selena Caldera, Ari Houser, Rita B. Choula, AARP Public Policy Institute, March 8, 2023 The update from AARP Public Policy Institute, Valuing the Invaluable 2023 Update:…

New Resource from South Carolina Respite Coalition

March 5, 2023

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

February 21, 2023

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…