Category: Updates

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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NC Justice Center: Fair pay for quality care

A new media release from our partners at the North Carolina Justice Center: New report says quality caregiver wages are critical for quality care given to seniors.

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Join our National Engagement Call on August 11th!

Have you been wanting to get involved with Caring Across Generations? Now’s your chance! Join our national member call on Tuesday, August 11, and hear more about how you can plug into our campaign.

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7/30: Join our Twitterstorm to celebrate #MM50

Medicare and Medicaid are turning 50 on Thursday, July 30th! And to mark this important anniversary, Caring Across Generations and our partners will be holding a Twitter storm all day to share how these programs have supported millions of seniors and people with disabilities, and why we need to build on their success as we meet the challenges facing 21st-century families.

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