RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

ACL is pleased to announce the second meeting of the advisory council established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. This is available online.ACL is pleased to announce the second meeting of the advisory council established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. This is … Continue reading RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Input Needed

Input is needed to help the Administration for Community Living, the RAISE Family Caregivers Act, and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act build a report to include best practices, resources, and other useful information. “This report will be delivered to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Congress, and the state agencies responsible for carrying … Continue reading Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Input Needed

ACL Request for Public Comment on Challenges Faced by Caregivers

ACL (Administration for Community Living) and the Family Caregiving Advisory Council is requesting public comments on the challenges faced by family caregivers.  The public comment period is open to individuals as well as organizations who assist family caregivers. The information collected will help with the initial recommendations report to Congress and help the Council plan … Continue reading ACL Request for Public Comment on Challenges Faced by Caregivers

2019 Release of Modifying Your Home for Healthy Aging

In partnership, the Eldercare Locator, Administration for Community Living, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) have released a brochure called Modifying your Home for Healthy Aging. As a caregiver, there are always twenty things on the to-do list. With each passing day, specific tasks, unfortunately, take a back seat to other pressing … Continue reading 2019 Release of Modifying Your Home for Healthy Aging

Hispanic Heritage Month Event -Live stream

2019 Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated between September 15-October 15 and was started back in 1968 to celebrate the “independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. (hispanicheritagemonth.org, 2019). This live stream event will be presented by the Administration for Community Living (ACL).