AACY 2023 Virtual Caregiving Youth Institute Conference

The State of Caregiving Youth in the US: Research, Policy, and Practice Monday, April 17, 2023 1 PM – 4 PM EST Please join AACY and the Caregiving Youth Institute for its annual conference featuring experts in research, programs, and policies for caregiving youth. Agenda & Details Coming Soon CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Celebrity Game Night Raises Money For Youth Caregivers

A “Family Feud” format kept onlookers screaming on their favorite team as “Celebrity Game Night” helped raise money and the profile of a Boca Raton children’s charity with a national reach. The fundraiser for AACY, American Association of Caregiving Youth, was a near wrap for this year’s 20 Boca Chamber Festival Days, showcasing nonprofits by Chamber […]

New Policy Report: The US Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

With emerging evidence on the increasing prevalence of caregiving youth—that is, young people under age 18 who provide significant, ongoing care for a family member at home, we learn that caregiving is closely tied to youth’s academic, social, and emotional well-being; and discuss the challenges and uneven successes of identifying, measuring, and categorizing caregiving youth. […]

Pause for Purpose Featuring AACY

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) President and Founder Dr. Connie Siskowski discusses how she started the organization, and the many ways AACY supports Caregiving Youth. She also shares startling statistics about how many youth make up this hidden population and why it is so important to recognize, support, advocate, and educate on their behalf. […]