AARP released new polling data today illuminating the concerns of voters age 50 and above — and the deep concerns seniors have for the issue of caregiving and for the people who provide that care. With seniors representing the majority of voters in this election cycle so far, it borders on irresponsible that the presidential candidates are not talking more about caregiving.
The plan, introduced by Senator Roz Baker, would be the first in the nation to provide universal long-term care benefits to seniors and people with disabilities. If passed, the plan would serve as a model for the rest of the United States for how to approach the mounting care crisis.
At Caring Across Generations, we support home care workers in the Fight for $15 movement because quality care requires quality jobs. Recognizing the value of care, and matching wages to the value of the work caregivers do, is a vital first step toward creating a better system for all.
What do caregivers need most? Read what our members told us, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month.
On a recent Saturday morning in Hawaii, care workers, seniors, community members, leaders and organizers gathered together for a summit on the importance of Hawaii's game-changing proposal to expand access to long-term care to everyone in the state.
Join us for our #CaregiversMonth Twitter chat on Thursday, November 12.
Most employers of home care workers will no longer be able to claim the companionship exemption and must also pay for time traveled between work shifts for two different consumers.
For the second straight debate, we heard crickets — nothing, zilch, nada — about caregiving from the eleven Republican presidential hopefuls on the stage. This needs to change.
What does it take to make a national holiday? Three years ago, we set an ambitious goal to make Grandparents Day a recognized holiday celebrated with intergenerational storytelling. This past Sunday, we broke through.
Social Security is turning 80 on Friday, August 14th! To celebrate this important anniversary, Caring Across Generations and our partners are holding a Twitterstorm on Friday to highlight the critical need to protect and expand Social Security for today’s families — and we hope you can join us.