The 2015 Aging in America Conference is the place to connect with colleagues and leaders from around the nation, learn from world-changing leaders in the field of aging, and grow your skills, knowledge and impact in order to bring better services and products to the aging population. More info: http://www.asaging.org/aia12
Are you caring for a Service Member/Veteran? Easter Seals Dixon Center, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and our partners invite you to join us for this free webinar for Military Caregivers—the next session in a series of hour-long educational webinars offering practical support.
On October 19th, CBS Sunday Morning aired a program entitled, Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle about families who are not poor enough to qualify for subsidized home care or adult day care nor rich enough to purchase those services privately. FCA client Kathy Warren, who cares for her father, is featured on the program.
Family Caregiver Alliance extends a deep thank you to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for a grant allowing FCA to redesign the caregiver.org website you are currently visiting. The funds received from SNF not only allowed us to refocus our caregiver content, but also to implement a more user-friendly content management system, and develop communication channels to better support family caregivers.
As Americans live longer, greater attention is being paid to the concerns facing aging adults and caregivers. While many issues are the same for all older adults and those who care for them, some unique considerations arise for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people dealing with aging.
“I have uterine cancer”. These were the words my mother spoke to me as I stood in the doorway of her bedroom in disbelief and shock. At first I thought she wasn’t serious. Maybe the tests had revealed a mistake. Maybe the lab results got switched with someone else.