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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 Newsletter December 2023

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for December 2023 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 […]

Announcement: Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and AACY

We are excited to announce a formal agreement between the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and AACY. Dr. Connie Siskowski has been working collaboratively with members of the RIDE team, Stephen Osborn and Olivia Smith, along with Caregiving Youth researchers Dr. Elizabeth Olson of UNC Chapel Hill and Dr. Emma Armstrong-Carter of Tufts, for […]

TEDx talk by Feylyn Lewis, PhD, AACY National Advisory Council Member

Watch this powerful TEDx talk by Feylyn Lewis, PhD, a former Caregiving Youth and member of the AACY National Advisory Council. She shares her story of growing up as a caregiver for her disabled mother and the challenges she faced. https://youtu.be/6EPCFyeUElk This talk is an important reminder that we need to do more to support youth caregivers […]

Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter June 2023

  Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter JUNE 2023: Review of June Caregiving Youth Program (CYP) 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” to let those in […]

Young Carers’ Voices – International Perspectives – AACY Presenting

A global webinar to mark the Commonwealth Year of Youth, Young Carers Charter, and other important international young carer developments Honored to announce that Connie Siskowski, RN, Ph.D., Founder, and President of AACY & Melinda S. Kavanaugh, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW will jointly present a voice for Caregiving Youth in the US at ‘Young Carers Voices […]