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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 […]

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 […]

Announcement: Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and AACY

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]