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Collins’ Bipartisan Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers Clears Committee

https://www.collins.senate.gov/newsroom/collins-bipartisan-bill-to-support-the-health-and-wellbeing-of-family-caregivers-clears-committee MAY 23, 2024, Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted 19 to 2 to advance the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Susan Collins and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) that would reauthorize the Lifespan Respite Care program through Fiscal Year 2029. The bill now awaits consideration by […]

Millions of American Kids Are Caregivers Now

BRNAM #1726 | Millions of American Kids Are Caregivers Now | Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD, American Association of Caregiving Youth | Jeffrey H Snyder, CEO and Lead Anchor, Broadcast Retirement Network

Families struggling to afford home care leading to more youth caregivers: advocate | Fox News Video-Fox News

America ReportsMay 09, 2024 Families struggling to afford home care leading to more youth caregivers: advocate Connie Siskowski, president of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, said the economy and an aging population needing more complex care has led to more youth caregivers. https://www.foxnews.com/media/families-struggling-afford-home-care-leading-more-youth-caregivers-nonprofit-founder

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Stakeholder Newsletter | April 2024

Check out the American Association of Caregiving Youth Quarterly Stakeholder Newsletter, AACY Connects! AACY Connects is a great way to stay informed about: -The latest news and developments related to caregiving youth-Upcoming events and conferences-The people and organizations working to advocate for caregiving youth in the United States-Resources and support services available to caregiving youth […]

Young carers research and expertise to inform US government agency

8 Apr 2024 | Manchester Met is hosting a four-day international conference to help share ideas and shape the best approaches to supporting young carers, who are children and young people under 18 looking after a loved one who has a condition such as a disability, illness or mental health problem. The University is a […]

The Forgotten Youths Who Are Caregivers For Their Families

Washington, D.C., (April 1, 2024) – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Podcast Sheds Light on Young Family Caregivers | A new episode of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health‘s podcast, “Public Health On Call,” tackles the often-overlooked issue of young family caregivers. The episode, titled “740 – The Forgotten Youths Who Are […]

Caregiving Youth Survey – U.S. Government Accountability Office

We are excited to share an important opportunity with you. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a study on the experiences of young adults who provided care for family members as youth and described as follows: “Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who, while under the age of […]

AACY Joins National Health Council

Friday, March 15, 2024AACY Joins National Health Council, Strengthening Advocacy for Caregiving Youth The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce it has joined the National Health Council (NHC). This significant step strengthens AACY’s ability to raise awareness for Caregiving Youth on a national scale. “Made up of more than 150 national […]

US Experts to Share Insights at International Young Carers Conference in Manchester

The United States will be well-represented at the upcoming International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024. Dr. Feylyn Lewis, a member of the conference committee, secured US participation, including presentations and workshops on various aspects of young carer experiences. Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US […]