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Caregiving Youth Advocacy & Education Event | Charlottesville, VA

Press Alert [May 31, 2024]: American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Charlottesville, VA – Monticello High School in Charlottesville, VA, recently hosted an event addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by Caregiving Youth. This event featured distinguished speakers: Dr. Richard Lindsay, a member of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) National Advisory Council; Dr. […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter May 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for May 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 Talk […]

Collins’ Bipartisan Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers Clears Committee

https://www.collins.senate.gov/newsroom/collins-bipartisan-bill-to-support-the-health-and-wellbeing-of-family-caregivers-clears-committee MAY 23, 2024, Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted 19 to 2 to advance the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Susan Collins and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) that would reauthorize the Lifespan Respite Care program through Fiscal Year 2029. The bill now awaits consideration by […]

Millions of American Kids Are Caregivers Now

BRNAM #1726 | Millions of American Kids Are Caregivers Now | Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD, American Association of Caregiving Youth | Jeffrey H Snyder, CEO and Lead Anchor, Broadcast Retirement Network

Families struggling to afford home care leading to more youth caregivers: advocate | Fox News Video-Fox News

America ReportsMay 09, 2024 Families struggling to afford home care leading to more youth caregivers: advocate Connie Siskowski, president of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, said the economy and an aging population needing more complex care has led to more youth caregivers. https://www.foxnews.com/media/families-struggling-afford-home-care-leading-more-youth-caregivers-nonprofit-founder

Hundreds of children in Palm Beach County are youth caregivers

Jacob Gutierrez helps care for mother, grandmother Hollani Davis A HIDDEN POPULATION: Who takes care of the kids who have to take care of sick family members? The American Association of Caregiving Youth, based in Boca Raton, is fighting to secure the same benefits and compensation for Youth Caregivers that adults who take on the […]

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Stakeholder Newsletter | April 2024

Check out the American Association of Caregiving Youth Quarterly Stakeholder Newsletter, AACY Connects! AACY Connects is a great way to stay informed about: -The latest news and developments related to caregiving youth-Upcoming events and conferences-The people and organizations working to advocate for caregiving youth in the United States-Resources and support services available to caregiving youth […]

Young carers research and expertise to inform US government agency

8 Apr 2024 | Manchester Met is hosting a four-day international conference to help share ideas and shape the best approaches to supporting young carers, who are children and young people under 18 looking after a loved one who has a condition such as a disability, illness or mental health problem. The University is a […]