Three Reasons for Adult Children to Plan Ahead for Parental Long Term Care

Family Caregiver Alliance

David, age 58, knows that his parents will soon begin to need more help. Already in their 80’s, they’ve been fortunate to maintain their health and ability to live independently for all this time, but David worries about what will happen in case of a medical emergency or the need for long-term care. [...]

Letter Against the Repeal of the CLASS Act

Kathleen Kelly, the Executive Director of Family Caregiver Alliance sent this letter to the ten Representatives that comprise the Bay Area delegation in the US House of Representatives.

On behalf of the National Center on Caregiving at Family Caregiver Alliance, I am writing to express our strong concern about a vote scheduled this week in the [...]

A Rough Ride for California’s Caregivers

Editor’s note: There is a petition against the proposed cuts to the California Caregiver Resource Centers. You can view and sign the petition here: http://www.change.org/petitions/dont-balance-californias-budget-on-the-backs-of-family-caregivers

Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed FY 2012-13 budget this week, which calls for eliminating funding for the California Caregiver Resource Centers (CRC). The language used in the budget document [...]