2020 ICA Legislative Lunch

Come have lunch with your legislators on February 26th on the first floor of the rotunda.  This lunch is hosted by the Idaho Caregiver Alliance and afforded through generous sponsor donations.  

Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.

Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020, for the RAISE Family Caregivers Act and/or the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Both of these councils are requesting your input to help them develop goals, objectives, best practices, and recommendations for their initial reports to Congress.  Click here to read more about RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory … Continue reading Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.

Do you manage someone else’s money?

Do you manage someone else’s money? Would you like to understand your responsibilities as you manage that money, become aware of scams and potential financial exploitation, and learn where best to turn if you need help? The federal Comsumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of Older Americans, has released four guides to help understand what … Continue reading Do you manage someone else’s money?

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

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Idaho Caregiver Alliance News Brief The Idaho Caregiver Alliance is excited to share some information with you which is why we created an ICA News Brief. Hopefully, your inbox just received it. But, just in case you missed the news, Here is what the brief included. Breaking News: We are excited to announce that Governor … Continue reading Extra Extra

Shared Caregiving Stories

In this segment of Shared Caregiving Stories, our very own ICA member Jeannette D. Mayer shares her view of how Andrew Luck’s retirement from the Indianapolis Colts parallels the experiences of being a family caregiver.  To read the full posting, of which I highly recommend, click on this link Luck’s Retirement Parallels Military Caregiver.

#CHCSchat: How Can States Support Family Caregivers?

This is a tweet chat that will focus on “exploring how states can better support family caregivers through policy change.”  If you’d like to join in the tweeting fun, log in to Twitter on Wednesday, September 4th at 1 pm ET. For more information on this event, follow this link https://www.chcs.org/resource/chcschat-how-can-states-support-family-caregivers/.Schat

Opportunities for States to support Family Caregivers

Idaho is one of six states working with the Center for Health Care Strategies, identifyig ways states can help recognize and support family caregivers. One piece of their work was pulling this fact sheet together, providing examples of how states are increasing the effectiveness of caregiver supports. To view this fact sheet click on the … Continue reading Opportunities for States to support Family Caregivers