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Caregiving Youth Survey – U.S. Government Accountability Office

We are excited to share an important opportunity with you. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a study on the experiences of young adults who provided care for family members as youth and described as follows: “Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who, while under the age of […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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

AACY Caregiving Youth Project | Innovative and Exemplary Respite Program

We are pleased to announce that the AACY Caregiving Youth Project Respite has been renewed as an Innovative and Exemplary Respite Program by the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center for an additional three years through 2026. Many thanks to Jill Kagan and the team for recognizing and supporting Caregiving Youth. “It is hard […]

American Association of Caregiving Youth Day

At the Board of County Commissioners meeting on June 6, 2023, Vice Mayor Sachs presented a proclamation declaring June 6, 2023, as American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Day.  Caregiving youth assist family members who are chronically ill, injured, elderly or disabled. Helping to reduce the stress on caregiving youth includes a variety of services […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AACY Caregiving Youth Conference

AACY 2023 Virtual Caregiving Youth Institute Conference to Address Research, Policy, and Practice for Caregiving Youth in the US Boca Raton, FL – The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) and the Caregiving Youth Institute are pleased to announce the annual AACY 2023 Virtual Caregiving Youth Institute Conference on Monday, April 17, 2023, from 1 […]