PODCASTS

Ep. 168 – American Association of Caregiving Youth. Kids are family caregivers too.

Keisha L. Jackson  – US Air Force Veteran and Family Caregiver

Dr. Connie Siskowski –  Registered Nurse, Ph.D, President and Founder of the American Association of Caregiving Youth.

Listen to the podcast here.

RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING THE MILLIONS OF CHILDREN WHO ARE CAREGIVERS

Thank you to Joy’s House Adult Day Service in Indianapolis, IN, and their Caregiver Crossing podcast, for featuring AACY and Dr. Connie Siskowski on their recent podcast.

Listen to the podcast here.

AACY founder and president Dr. Connie Siskowski had the pleasure to be featured on the JustStart Podcast, created by nationally recognized, Boca Raton High School English Teacher Jordan Hernandez. We are grateful to Jordan for taking the time to learn about AACY and helping us to continue to spread our message, so that the voices of our Caregiving Youth can be heard!

Dr. Siskowski was interviewed for the No Barriers of Fort Collins, CO podcast. Kicking off their newest series featuring Caregivers, No Barriers interviewed Dr. Siskowski, who speaks about the hidden, often-overlooked population of caregivers in our society: children. AACY and No Barriers are excited to grow their partnership in support of our Caregiving Youth!

In a recent podcast series, No Barriers USA explores the various roles of Caregiving. In addition to interviewing Dr. Siskowski about the role of caregiving youth, No Barriers also focused on other Caregiving roles:

Caregiving for Veterans

Caregiving for Children

Among the many resources Hope Loves Company offers is a series of podcasts, including a podcast about Life as a Caregiver, and the journey of caring for a loved one who has ALS.

Waiting Room Revolution is a movement for patients and their families to transform the illness experience. Their podcast is all about discovering tools and methods improve one’s illness experience.

Dr. Siskowski was recently featured as a guest, and discusses the ‘silent’ population known as Caregiving Youth. You can listen to the episode here!

With an estimated 3.5 – 4.5 million youths are caring for a loved one at home. This segment of children are more likely to have significant issues with school, tardiness and absences which often leads to dropping out of school.

The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is addressing this social issue. Jeanne discusses this topic with Dr. Richard Lindsay, AJ & Charlie Poole. You can listen to the episode here!