Costly Caregiving: A Case for Policy Solutions

Note: This blog posting was first posted on the California Work and Family Coalition Blog, Family Caregiver Alliance is a member of this coalition.

Family caregivers know that long-term care can be expensive, and recent research has confirmed this. Expenses may include prescriptions, co-pays, medical equipment like walkers, and home modifications. There are also [...]

What the Upcoming Budget Deal Could Mean for Family Caregivers

PolicyDigest last week discussed the “Super-Committee” and the upcoming budget negotiations that will ensue as 12 senators and representatives attempt to trim roughly $1.2 trillion from the federal budget deficit over the next ten years. If the committee can’t agree on solutions, or if the rest of Congress won’t vote to approve them, then [...]