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AACY Joins National Health Council

Friday, March 15, 2024AACY Joins National Health Council, Strengthening Advocacy for Caregiving Youth The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce it has joined the National Health Council (NHC). This significant step strengthens AACY’s ability to raise awareness for Caregiving Youth on a national scale. “Made up of more than 150 national […]

US Experts to Share Insights at International Young Carers Conference in Manchester

The United States will be well-represented at the upcoming International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024. Dr. Feylyn Lewis, a member of the conference committee, secured US participation, including presentations and workshops on various aspects of young carer experiences. Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter February 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for February 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

“When debating child labor, there’s one group often left out: caregiving youth”

BY JASON RESENDEZ AND NICOLE JORWIC, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS – 02/16/24 1:30 PM ET – A powerful new opinion piece published in The Hill by Jason Resendez, President & CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving, and Nicole Jorwic, Chief of Advocacy and Campaigns at Caring Across Generations, calls for urgent action to address the overlooked […]

Newly Launched National Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth Promotes Awareness and Action

February 12, 2024 – The American Association of Caregiving Youth® (AACY) is pleased to announce the availability of the “Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth,” a comprehensive resource published on supportcaregiving.org. AACY expresses its sincere gratitude to NASHP and The John A. Hartford Foundation for recognizing the critical needs of this often-overlooked population. By accessing and […]

AACY Awarded 2024 Platinum Transparency Rating by Candid

PRESS ALERT | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Association of Caregiving Youth Awarded 2024 Platinum Transparency Rating by Candid February 2, 2024 – The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a 2024 Platinum Transparency Rating by Candid, a nonprofit that provides “the most comprehensive data and insights […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter January 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for January 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

Caregiving Youth: A Call to Action for Improved Support

A systematic approach to understanding the needs of the caregiving youth—a growing and less-studied population of caregivers—is needed to better tailor interventions, provide support, and improve care to patients and their families. https://www.neurologylive.com/view/caregiving-youth-call-action-improved-support January 27, 2024Jacob Zwerling