Materials offer practical information, resources, care advice
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at www.caregiver.org.
FCA's 2nd Annual Thought Leader Roundtable and Award Dinner Panel (left to right): Moderator Jacquelyn Kung, MBA, PhD, COO and Co-Founder, ClearCare Online; Bob Kocher, MD, Partner, Venrock; Awardee Susan Reinhard, RN, PHD, FAAN, Senior Vice President, AARP Public Policy Institute; Kathleen Kelly, MPA, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance
Informative Fact Sheets help families as they care for frail elders and individuals with chronic or debilitating illnesses
SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 – Family Caregiver Alliance's National Center on Caregiving has released new and updated Fact Sheets to help families make the complicated personal, legal and financial decisions that accompany caring for an adult with a debilitating health condition such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke or brain trauma.
Four innovative SF agencies offer support, referrals and advice for families and friends caring for those with debilitating health conditions
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 – Families and caregivers in San Francisco have access to some of the most innovative programs in the country for help in caring for loved ones with chronic or disabling health conditions such as Alzheimer's, stroke and AIDS.
Three extraordinary programs awarded $20,000 each in fifth year of national competition
SAN FRANCISCO - January 29, 2013 - Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the Fifth Annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards.
The Awards program was established through a grant to FCA's National Center on Caregiving. A distinguished panel of reviewers determined the award-winners from a diverse group of applicants from across the country.
Increased support, recognition and training are needed by families as healthcare continues to move into home settings
SAN FRANCISCO - December 17, 2012 - The National Center on Caregiving at Family Caregiver Alliance has released two new reports that shine a light on the important roles of family caregivers in U.S. healthcare?and how those caregivers are often unrecognized and unsupported within medical and long-term service systems.
SAN FRANCISCO - June 12, 2012 - In order to assist as broad and diverse a population as possible, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is pleased to announce the addition of newly translated fact sheets to its comprehensive library of educational materials for families and caregivers.
The fact sheets are translated into Korean and Vietnamese, in addition to updated versions in Chinese. Topics include Alzheimer's disease; understanding and caring for someone with dementia; and legal planning. Additional titles will be posted in the weeks to come.
Family Caregiver Alliance is featured in the new PBS program, "Retirement Revolution: The New Reality" that premiered September 15, 2009 (check your local listings for an airdate in your community). Paula Zahn hosts this program which examines how millions of Americans have had to change their retirement plans in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown. Retirement Revolution looks at the stories of everyday people who have found ways not only to survive but thrive in this new reality.