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Saturdays with my Pop

Over the years, Pop and I remained the closest of friends. As he got older and suffered from the loss of my dear grandmother, his one and only true love, we only became closer.

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Help bring Elsa’s son and caregiver Thomas home!

Thomas is the caregiver for his mother, Elsa. But he's currently being detained by immigration officials. Let's help bring him home.

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Take the Fair Care Pledge!

What do Sheila Marcelo, CEO of Care.com; Caring Across co-director and MacArthur “Genius” Ai-jen Poo; and President Bill Clinton all have in common? Here’s the answer: they’re all supporters of the Fair Care Pledge.

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Profiles in Caring: D’Rosa Davis

Meet D'Rosa Davis, a caregiver from Atlanta.

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What can we do to support caregivers?

What can we do to support older Americans and their caregivers? The White House Conference on Aging is tackling this important question.

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5/6: Join us for a #WeAllCare Twitter chat

Join us and the National Domestic Workers Alliance for a tweetchat on Wednesday, May 6, on why #WeAllCare about home care, and why it's time to grant this workforce basic labor protections.

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2/3: Join us for an #AgeofDignity Twitter chat

On Tuesday, February 3, Caring Across Generations co-director Ai-jen Poo is coming out with a new book, "The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America." To elevate the important issues she raises in the book, we are hosting an #AgeofDignity tweetchat on February 3 — and we’d love for you to join us.

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Learn more about the Eldercare Dialogues

What will it take to ensure that all of us can live and age with dignity and independence, in our homes and communities instead of institutions? We brought together aging Americans and care workers to explore this question.

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What I learned when my mom became a caregiver

I wish I could say that my mother’s experiences don’t echo those of 45 percent of family caregivers in Ohio who juggle the stress of their own lives along with the responsibilities of caring for their loved ones. Unfortunately, I can’t. And unpaid family caregivers like my mom aren’t the only caregivers who are undervalued.

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Caregiving while working full-time

Mom always took first fiddle. Everything else was brushed aside. And one of the things I learned from my caregiving experience is that caregivers must be supported in the workplace.

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