Reps. Frankel, Salazar, and Barbara Lee Recognize Work of Caregiving Youth as Natl. Family Caregivers Month Concludes
Washington, DC – In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-22), Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL-27), and Barbara Lee (D-CA-12) introduced a resolution designating November 13-19, 2023 as National Caregiving Youth Week, and to recognize the efforts and sacrifices of youth under 18 caring for a loved one. “All over the country, there […]
Caregiving Youth Voices to be Represented at Caregiving.com’s First-Ever National Family Caregiver Summit
We are thrilled to announce that the first-ever National Family Caregiver Summit by Caregiving.com will feature sessions specifically focused on young caregivers/Caregiving Youth. The event will take place on November 10 and 11, 2023, and will be 100% free and 100% online. The event will focus on the caregiving experience, with two sessions dedicated to […]
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 […]
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Elizabeth Olson, professor of geography and environment and professor of global studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Theorizing Ableism and Care Through the Everyday Geographies of Caregiving Youth,” at the Department of Geography’s Coffee Hour lecture series. Her talk will be held at 3:30 p.m. […]
With the increase in multi-generational families, grandchildren play a more prominent role in caring for grandma and grandpa By Paul Wynn | September 15, 2023 https://www.nextavenue.org/grand-caregivers-caring-for-grandparents/ “Caregiving at All Ages How grandchildren care for grandparents varies considerably based on age and ability – and whether a parent is involved in caring for grandma and grandpa. […]
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 […]
AACY and Generation S.O.S. Partner to Bring Substance Misuse Awareness and Prevention Programs to Teens in Boca Raton
More than 60 teens gathered in Boca Raton to hear the story of guest speaker Naim Cephas, who overcame substance misuse and other obstacles to regain his life. The event was a partnership between AACY, which provides support for people ages 18 and under who provide care to a family member, and Generation S.O.S., a […]
Connie Siskowski, President of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, discusses youth caregivers.
“Connie Siskowski, President of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, discusses youth caregivers. Her program recognizes and supports young people who are caregivers. Hosted by: Lisa Tschudi, CEO, Two Squared Media Productions, LLC” To listen:https://podfollow.com/1650841876/episode/2be1f1fb6fb0017ffb7cad0c35f4b45b356cbaa0/view
‘Two Programs Show Success Helping Young Caregivers’ | BY AMOY GORDON, MSW, RCSWI, Director of the Caregiving Youth Project at the American Association of Caregiving Youth, in Palm Beach, Fla.
GENERATIONS TODAY | JANUARY–FEBRUARY 2023 ‘Two Programs Show Success Helping Young Caregivers’ | BY AMOY GORDON, MSW, RCSWI, Director of the Caregiving Youth Project at the American Association of Caregiving Youth, in Palm Beach, Fla. Many thanks to the American Society on Aging for helping us shine the light on AACY’s Caregiving Youth Project. “For […]