Category: Updates

And we’re off! Universal Family Care campaign launches in Maine!

On February 20, 2017, Caring Across Generations and our partner organization Maine People’s Alliance launched a bold new campaign calling...

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Power Couple: Caregivers & Seniors push Congress to protect the ACA

As Congress threatens to repeal the Affordable Care Act, millions of people are worrying about whether their health care coverage...

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Where We Go From Here

On the evening of the historic Women’s March on January 21, 2017, which saw more than three million Americans in...

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A Framework for State Solutions

With Millennials becoming parents and Baby Boomers getting older, the need for care across all generations of our families is growing.

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The We Won’t Wait summit was powerful

The We Won’t Wait summit had a profound experience on me. It taught me about the intersectionality of care in this country and the importance of addressing the rights of professional in-home caregivers, while at the same time addressing the issues faced by family caregivers and elders.

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Justice, Dignity, and Equity

Our campaign is grounded in valuing life and in the power of love — and preserving and nourishing dignity and respect in all of our relationships, whether they be caregiving relationships, or the relationships we have with others in our community. Interdependence is in our DNA.

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Showcase Brings Care Stories to Hollywood

From funny to heart-wrenching, six caregivers, clients and family members from across the Los Angeles area recently told their stories in a powerful showcase called “Ask Me If I Care” at the Directors Guild Theater in Hollywood.

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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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