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ACA Repeal

The following organizations are tracking the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You may wish to receive their email news or to follow them on social media.

AARP Public Policy Institute — source of information about specific impacts of ACA repeal including Medicaid HCBS.

Caring For A Loved One? Care For Yourself, Too

The following ASK EMILY column by Emily Bazar was originally published on May 26, 2017, on California Healthline and is republished here with permission.

HOT Weather Tips

We all suffer in hot weather. However, for elderly and disabled people and those with chronic health conditions such as vascular disease or diabetes, the weather does not have to hit 100 degrees to cause heat stress or even deadly heat stroke.

Winners announced in the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. Four remarkable nonprofit programs that address the needs of caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s disease won in three categories: Creative Expression, Policy and Advocacy, and Diverse/Multicultural Communities.

FCA’s Kathleen Kelly, board members, and staff participate in Improving Care at Home conference

FCA’s annual Foro Latino (Latino Forum) a success

FCA’s annual Claremont Caregiver Respite Retreat: Thank you Richard Essey!

For over 10 years FCA has coordinated a special respite retreat for the agency’s caregiver clients. The retreat is generously sponsored by former caregiver, philanthropist, and chairman of TemPositions, Richard Essey.

Online applications now open for the 2015 Gilbert Awards

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA), with the ongoing support of The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, is pleased to announce that online applications for the 2015 Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards are now open.

This will be the eighth year the $20,000 prize has been awarded in each of three categories: Creative Expression, Diverse / Multicultural Communities, and Policy and Advocacy.

FCA applauds Senate passage of the Older Americans Act

FCA applauds the Senate passage of the Older Americans Act that reaffirms the need for supporting older adults and their family caregivers. With the shifting demographics across the country and the growing need to support the 40 million unpaid caregivers that contribute an estimated 37 billion hours of care, the Older Americans Act contains vital services and support to those family members, neighbors, and friends who form the community network of care to enable older adults to remain in the community.

“How to Find Care for LGBT Seniors”: A New PBS NewsHour Article by FCA’s Leah Eskenazi

I clearly remember the first time I met Herb. He had beautiful white hair framing a handsome face with an inviting smile. But he greeted me with decidedly exhausted eyes.

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