The Unintended Consequence: Elderly Prisoners

Prisons across United States are facing an epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease across their elderly population.

Our earlier blog summarized Pam Belluck’s New York Times piece, “Life, With Dementia”. It has sparred greater interest, and we wanted to post another, more detailed blog on the topic.

A recent Human Rights Watch study, “Old Behind Bars: The Aging [...]

27 Things You May not Know about Women and Caregiving

A review of caregiving research from 2011 focused on [...]

Testimony for the California Assembly Select Committee on Disabilities

February 23, 2012

By Kathleen Kelly, MPA, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance on behalf of the 11 Caregiver Resource Centers and 5.8 million family caregivers in California.

Good afternoon, Chairman Chesbro, members of the committee and distinguished panel members. Thank you for allowing me to speak about the California Caregiver Resource Center system that is now at [...]

Quarters for Caregivers

Editor’s note: This blog posting is cross-posted with the California Work & Family Coalition blog.  FCA is a member of the California Work & Family coalition, which advocates for improved laws, policies, and programs to support caregivers in California.

By Kathleen Kelly, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance

Total dollar valuation of unpaid services per family caregiver per [...]