By Guest Blogger Susanne Stadler, Co-Founder of At Home With Growing Old; Architect and Owner of Stadler Architecture.
At last week’s ‘Thought Leader Roundtable and Dinner’ Family Caregiver Alliance of San Francisco kicked off a discussion on the future of care giving by looking at the potential that private and public partnerships can provide. This comes [...]
By Kathy Kelly, Executive Director, and Ping Hao, Board President, Family Caregiver Alliance
Government, nonprofit, media, and business leaders from the Bay Area gathered earlier this week at FCA’s first annual Thought Leader Roundtable and Award Dinner. The theme of the event, held at the University Club, was “The Future of Caregiving: Private/Public Partnerships.” The [...]
By Family Caregiver Alliance
Kathy, age 59, hates to see her mother Betty struggle with financial constraints. Since Betty’s husband passed away five years ago, her household income has been cut in half. Kathy sees her mother struggling to pay for utilities, medication, food and other household expenses on her reduced income. While Kathy helps as [...]
By Family Caregiver Alliance
Last week Arlene missed two days of work when she felt uncomfortable leaving her elderly mother home alone. Recently diagnosed with dementia, her condition makes Arlene fear that she will wander off, or accidentally hurt herself or damage her home while trying to complete a task as seemingly simple as making lunch. [...]
Last month, staff from Family Caregiver Alliance traveled to Washington, DC for the 2012 Aging in America Conference. In addition to our Gilbert awards ceremony (read more about the award reception here), FCA staff also attended the Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, and presented a session entitled “Family Caregivers: Policy Perspectives, Media Musings. The Aging in [...]
For the second year in a row, Family Caregiver Alliance announces our “Best of” awards focused on research, personal accounts, and media coverage of family caregivers during the past year. The “Best of” awards are drawn from our “Family Caregiving 2011: Year in Review” report that is a compilation of the key developments during the [...]
Dear Readers: It’s April Fool’s Day- but wouldn’t it be wonderful if some of these were true?
US Supreme Court Justice Finds Hidden Section of the Affordable Care Act Creating ‘Caregiver Czar’
John Smith, a spokesperson for the United States Supreme Court, confirmed rumors today that Supreme Court Justice Kennedy found a previously unknown section of the [...]
As part of Family Caregiver Alliance’s report, “Family Caregiving 2011: Year in Review- A compilation of Research, Programs, Legislation, & Media Coverage” this brief highlights 45 data points based on research released in 2011 focused on family caregivers in the United States and Internationally. The citations for all 45 facts are listed at the bottom [...]