How can family caregivers get their message for “needed support” across to U.S. policymakers at the federal, state, and local government levels?
(1) By working with advocacy groups—
Caregiver Action Network (CAN) a leading advocacy group for family caregivers.
National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) offers a weekly e-mail updating service with news of interest to caregivers and human services professionals.
AARP offers a caregiving website with many planning resources and sponsors a series of Careversation support groups.
Broward County (FL) Margate Catherine Young Library is hosting an AARP Careversation meeting on Saturday, October 7 at 11:30am and 2:30pm in the Auditorium. These AARP events are open to everyone regardless of membership.
To register for one of the Careversation meetings, call AARP at– 1-866-740-6947.