Letter to Super Committee on Behalf of Family Caregivers

Editor’s note: The letter below, (written by FCA and the National Respite Coalition) was sent to the Co-Chairs of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the Super Committee) on behalf of the 65.7 million caregivers in the U.S.

October 25, 2011

The Honorable Patty Murray
Co-Chair
Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
448 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The [...]

Family Caregivers: A Priority for Politicians?

Editor’s note: This posting first appeared on the Health Affairs blog on October 3rd 2011.

A posting on the Health Affairs blog earlier this year by Carol Levine asked the pointed question “Year of Caregiver- In what country?” In it, she compared the “Year of the Family Caregiver” in the U.S. to the recent [...]