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Rosalynn Carter Institute Hosts National Conversation on Caregiving

ATLANTA, GA – Today, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) convened “Caregiving in the 21st Century: A National Conversation” at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Bringing together advocates, philanthropists, business leaders, and others, RCI is reinvigorating the conversation around caregiving and shining a spotlight on the emerging public health crisis caregivers face every […]

Rosalynn Carter Institute to Honor Extraordinary Georgia Caregivers at 2019 Caregiver of the Year Awards

AMERICUS, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) honored the work of Georgia’s extraordinary caregivers at RCI’s 2019 Caregiver of the Year Awards Ceremony. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter presented this year’s awards to three caregivers who have gone above and beyond their call of duty:  Family Caregiver: Beth Thompson, Atlanta, GA Para-professional […]

Bob Woodruff Foundation and Qatar Harvey Fund Support Expansion of Operation Family Caregiver into Texas Gulf Coast

Americus, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) announced today that its signature military caregiving program, Operation Family Caregiver (OFC), will serve military families in the Gulf Coast of Texas, an area still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Harvey, which struck with astounding force in August 2017. OFC provides support to the families of returning service […]

Delaware Adopts Rosalynn Carter Institute’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program

Americus, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with the state of Delaware to bring the Resources Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) program to caregivers in the state. Through the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Disabilities (DSAAPD), the RCI-REACH program will offer […]

2019 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship Applications Open

RCI’s Caregiving Scholarship recipients will receive $2,000 Americus, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is pleased to open applications for the 2019 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship. Named for peace activist Mattie Stepanek, the Stepanek Scholarships provide financial assistance to family caregivers who are seeking training or education in specific skills, procedures, […]

Karl Bond, BA

Karl Bond, BA Grants Coordinator After graduating from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2012 with a degree in English, Karl started his career at a local peer-support facility in 2013. During his time there, Karl worked his way up from documentation to ultimately receiving his certification in Peer Support. He also became a Psychiatric Rehabilitation […]

Rosalynn Carter Institute Calls for Caregiver of the Year Nominations

Awards Recognize Outstanding Georgians Who Tirelessly Dedicate Themselves to Others AMERICUS, GEORGIA — The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is pleased to open nominations for the 2019 Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards. The Awards recognize the selfless work done by caregivers across the state in three categories: Family Caregiver, Volunteer Caregiver, and Para-Professional […]