U.S. and U.K. celebrate Caregiving Youth Action Day USA 2023

Media Contact: Dr. Connie Siskowski American Association of Caregiving Youth P: 561-391-7401 C: 561-715-6531 connie@aacy.org U.S. and U.K. celebrate Caregiving Youth Action Day USA 2023 on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 Boca Raton, FL. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY), in collaboration with the Carers Trust in the U.K and U.S. partners, are jointly celebrating […]

Editors’ Note Featuring Dr. Richard Lindsay & AACY

Senior Navigator Magazine editors Dr. Richard Lindsay and Gordon Walker discuss family caregiving in the new year, including Caregiving Youth, AACY, the Hidden Helpers, and more. Click here to read the article

American Association of Caregiving Youth supports young unsung heroes

By Dr. Connie Siskowski and Keisha L Jackson In today’s modern society, child and teen caregivers are tackling big challenges against daunting odds, and often without support. They are youth whose strength of character needs to be recognized and valued widely in society. Yet it is ironic that many say young people today are self-centered […]

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. […]

AACY Featured In News Story In Palm Beach County

A TV news story has focused on the challenges facing one of our families in Riviera Beach, Fl. The Prophet family has three children who spend much of their time caring for their youngest sister. Thank you to all of our supporters, who make helping families like The Prophets a reality. And, thank you for […]