Category: Updates

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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Our Takeaways from the WHCOA

Last Monday, hundreds gathered at the White House Conference on Aging to address how we support aging Americans in the coming decade.

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Caring Across & Make it Work Policy Principles

Caregiving options should be flexible and affordable, invest in good quality jobs, and provide high quality, culturally competent care.

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Why the White House Conference on Aging Matters

On Monday, July 13th, the White House will be hosting its once-a-decade Conference on Aging, an event that brings together policymakers, health experts, older Americans, caregivers, families, and activists to discuss what we need to do to support our country’s seniors.

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Victory! California reverses home care cuts

We have great news! Wednesday, June 23rd, Governor Brown signed California’s new budget, restoring hours cut from in-home care services that we’ve been asking him to reinstate for years.

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The OAA turns 50! Help us keep it strong

Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act, landmark legislation passed on July 14, 1965 to help older Americans stay in their homes and communities as they age.

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