Category: Updates

Why working caregivers need paid leave

Most people think of paid leave in the context of new parents who want to spend time with their newborn. But there’s another group of working people who need the support of paid family leave — and that’s caregivers.

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#Blog4Care: Tell us what caregivers need most

Calling all writers and bloggers! We are extending an open invitation to participate in our third #Blog4Care, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month in November. The topic? What caregivers need most.

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Care Canvass: Building the Caring Majority

On Saturday, October 18, Caring Across Generations and our partners across the country held a nation-wide Care Canvass. In more than a dozen cities, hundreds of home care workers and seniors talked to thousands of voters about the need to strengthen our home care and long-term care systems, as well as support home care workers in their call for fair wages.

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Meet the Home Care Workers Rising award winners

During the first-ever Home Care Workers Rising Summit, four individuals — three home care workers and one care consumer — will be recognized for their dedication and commitment to providing quality care and improving the lives of both care workers and care consumers.

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Home Care Workers Rising!

Next week, on Monday, October 7, Caring Across Generations will be bringing together home care workers from all around the country and from all sectors of the industry at the first-ever Home Care Workers Rising Summit.

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Our Co-Director Ai-jen Poo named MacArthur Fellow

Caring Across Generations Co-Director Ai-jen Poo was selected as one of the Class of 2015 MacArthur Foundation Fellows.

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Announcing our ThrowbackYearbook winners!

This summer, hundreds of people told stories about their amazing grandparents in the ThrowbackYearbook contest. See the winners here!

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How We’re Celebrating Grandparents Day in Maine

There’s a growing recognition that these kinds of policies supporting our aging residents and the workers who care for them are exactly what we need to build the caring economy of the 21st century.

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MN Homecare Workers Unite for Quality Jobs & Care

This past Tuesday, Minnesota's home care workers and the clients they care for won a resounding victory, when it was announced that the state's home care workers had voted to come together and advocate for quality jobs and better care for the people they serve.

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Caring Across Generations Launches ThrowbackSummer

ThrowbackSummer: Join us in celebrating the bonds connecting us across generations

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