ADVOCATING FOR CAREGIVING:
THE 8TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CAREGIVING COALITIONS
This month, the National Alliance for Caregiving hosted Advocating for Caregiving: The 8th Annual National Conference of Caregiving Coalitions in conjunction with the Aging in America: 2014 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging. The annual meeting brought together nearly 100 caregiving coalitions and advocates from across the United States to discuss the latest in caregiving legislation, advocacy, and innovation.
RECENT NEWS & EVENTS
- Better Work, Better Care: How Employers Can Support Family Caregiving: The National Alliance for Caregiving recently hosted a free webinar on building caregiver-friendly workplace policies in your state. Bringing together caregiving experts and employers from the national ReACT Coalition, the webinar discussed how caregiving advocates can work with employers to raise awareness of the needs facing working family caregivers. Click here for the webinar replay! Click here to view the Better Work, Better Care Webinar slides.
- From Plan to Practice: Implementing NAPA in Your State: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and the National Alliance for Caregiving hosted a conference and webcast to implement the caregiver provisions in the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease at the state and local level. The conference featured federal and state policy makers who have developed comprehensive plans to provide supports and services to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their family caregivers. Federal and state experts provided tools and strategies on how best to implement these action steps on the state level. To view the meeting materials and presentation slides, please click here. Many Thanks to Our Program Sponsors: Eli Lilly, Novartis, and the Alliance for Aging Research.
For a full list of our recent webinars, please click here.