Category: Updates

Seniors Care About Care. What About Candidates?

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.

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Hawaiʻi could make Long-Term Care History

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.

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Why home care workers deserve fair wages

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.

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What do caregivers need most?

What do caregivers need most? Read what our members told us, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month.

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The Aloha State Says Hello to a Bold New Idea

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.

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11/12: Join us for a #CaregiversMonth Twitter chat

Join us for our #CaregiversMonth Twitter chat on Thursday, November 12.

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Home Care Final Rule: We Won! Now What?

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.

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What question do you want to ask the candidates?

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.

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The biggest Grandparents Day ever

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.

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8/14: Join our #SocSec80 Twitterstorm

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.

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