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Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act

Family caregivers are the most important source of support for people with chronic or other health conditions, disabilities, or functional limitations. Millions of family caregivers help their loved ones live at home and in their communities, providing the bulk of this assistance. In 2013, about 40 million family caregivers provided unpaid care valued at about […]

You are a Son, a Daughter, a Spouse, a Friend and … a Caregiver…

Many of us are being “just the good daughter” or son, or niece, or husband, or cousin, or friend to an elderly parent, grandparent, or partner. But you are much more than that.   You are a Caregiver if you do these things for a loved-one: Take care of someone who is chronically ill, disabled, […]