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LEGISLATURE APPOINTS BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS BEGIN MONDAY, JUNE 1 URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO SUPPORT ASSEMBLY PROPOSAL FOR INCLUSION OF $3.8M TO RESTORE FUNDING TO THE CRCS The near-final stage of the state budget process has arrived, with the State Senate and Assembly announcing the appointment of six members to...

YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED! California's Caregiver Resource Centers have seen a 74% cut in funding since 2009! Budget Committees and Sub-committees will be meeting this week and now is the time to FAX letters to express your support for restored funding. A sample letter to Senator...

PBS will premiere a new documentary on caregiving, "Caring for Mom & Dad" on May 7th (check local listings for times). The documentary seeks to answer the questions of caregiving and explore the everyday emotional, health, and financial challenges that caregivers face. Narrated by Meryl Streep,...

Are you a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia? Your input is needed to identify the best ways to educate families about the challenges of elder care. There’s no question that caregiving for a spouse or parent with dementia is...

USC conference offers the basics on assisting an elderly or disabled family member.  Local community members learned more about taking care of both loved ones and themselves during the 15th annual Caregivers Are Learning More Conference and Resource Fair at the USC Davis School of Gerontology. View...

Innovations from our future: Aging2.0 CoverAGE newsletter Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Welcome to CoverAGE #37 A newsletter about global tech and design innovations for the 50+ market. Meet Jibo, the worlds first family robot. More below A2 events: Come and hear 12+ startups pitch at Aging2.0’s...

For years, millions of viewers worldwide have turned to the solid, reliable reporting that has made the PBS NewsHour one of the most trusted news programs in television. With support from The SCAN Foundation, the NewsHour will produce a body of coverage around aging and...

caregiver-support-ratio-V2-082813 Shakespeare declared, “What’s past is prologue.” This statement captures the demographic trends that predict the future supply of family caregivers in the United States. The past may be prologue, but the future ability of families to care for their aging members who encounter disabilities will be a “brave new world,” to quote the Bard again.