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The United States Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

February 21, 2023
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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…

HHS Offers States Flexibility to Better Address Medicaid Enrollees’ Needs

February 6, 2023
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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…

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

February 6, 2023
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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…

RRF Foundation for Aging

January 18, 2023
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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…

FY 2023 OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL RELEASED

December 23, 2022
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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

October 1, 2022
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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…

First-ever National Strategy on Family Caregiving Released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

September 25, 2022
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a broad national strategy that provides the roadmap needed for federal, state, and local governments, as well as businesses and…

A University-Wide Survey of Caregiving Students in the US: Individual Differences and Associations with Emotional and Academic Adjustment

September 6, 2022
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The United States does not track or support students in higher education who are caregivers. This study presents results from one of the first university-wide surveys of caregiving undergraduate and…

National Respite Coalition Alert: House Committee Approves FY 2023 Funding Bill with $14.2 million for the Lifespan Respite Care Program and increases for NFCSP

July 5, 2022
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On Thursday, June 30, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2023 Labor-HHS- Education and Related Agencies Appropriations bill on a 32 to 24 vote. The bill includes $14.2 million for…