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Grand Caregivers: Lessons Learned While Caring for Grandparents

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. […]

TEDx talk by Feylyn Lewis, PhD, AACY National Advisory Council Member

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 […]

‘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 […]

American Association of Caregiving Youth National Advisory Council Member Dr. Richard Lindsay to Present at Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging

Press Alert – For Immediate Release:Media Contact: Dr. Connie SiskowskiAmerican Association of Caregiving YouthP: 561-391-7401 C: 561-715-6531connie@aacy.org American Association of Caregiving Youth National Advisory Council Member Dr. Richard Lindsay to Present at Virginia Governor’s Conference on Aging Boca Raton, FL. – Dr. Richard Lindsay, a member of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) National […]

Generation Z steps up to the plate to care for loved ones with long-term health conditions

Fantastic read with comments from Dr. Connie Siskowski, Founder of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY)! “Inspired by her own experience, Connie Siskowski founded the American Association of Caregiving Youth in 2006 to provide educational and support resources for young people who are caring for loved ones. She now serves as its president. While in middle […]

AACY in the news: Coalition member support with Hidden Helpers

“The American Association for Caregiving Youth will work with Coalition members to ensure that programs for Hidden Helpers are also shared with non-military youth caregiving leaders.” Joining Forces and Hidden Helpers Coalition Pledge Support to Military and Veteran Children in Caregiving Families In April 2021, Joining Forces partnered with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project® […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AACY Caregiving Youth Conference

AACY 2023 Virtual Caregiving Youth Institute Conference to Address Research, Policy, and Practice for Caregiving Youth in the US Boca Raton, FL – The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) and the Caregiving Youth Institute are pleased to announce the annual AACY 2023 Virtual Caregiving Youth Institute Conference on Monday, April 17, 2023, from 1 […]