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The Role of Caregiving Youth in Multi-Generation Households

AACY President and founder, Dr. Connie Siskowski was asked to contribute an article to the CSA Journal regarding “The Role of Caregiving Youth in Multi-Generation Households” as increasing numbers of youth are juggling the responsibilities of family caregiving with school and other responsibilities, often leading to negative outcomes. Read the article here.

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. […]