Category: Updates

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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Take the Fair Care Pledge!

What do Sheila Marcelo, CEO of Care.com; Caring Across co-director and MacArthur “Genius” Ai-jen Poo; and President Bill Clinton all have in common? Here’s the answer: they’re all supporters of the Fair Care Pledge.

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What can we do to support caregivers?

What can we do to support older Americans and their caregivers? The White House Conference on Aging is tackling this important question.

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5/6: Join us for a #WeAllCare Twitter chat

Join us and the National Domestic Workers Alliance for a tweetchat on Wednesday, May 6, on why #WeAllCare about home care, and why it's time to grant this workforce basic labor protections.

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2/3: Join us for an #AgeofDignity Twitter chat

On Tuesday, February 3, Caring Across Generations co-director Ai-jen Poo is coming out with a new book, "The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America." To elevate the important issues she raises in the book, we are hosting an #AgeofDignity tweetchat on February 3 — and we’d love for you to join us.

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Learn more about the Eldercare Dialogues

What will it take to ensure that all of us can live and age with dignity and independence, in our homes and communities instead of institutions? We brought together aging Americans and care workers to explore this question.

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