Rosalynn Carter Institute Names Georgia Caregivers of the Year
Celebration Marks National Family Caregiver Month AMERICUS, Ga. – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) and Seniorlink today announced the winners of the 2020 Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards. Alesia Simon of Bowdon is the Family Caregiver of the Year; Javoski Harden of Macon is the Volunteer Caregiver of the Year; and Camille Adams of Rome is the […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute Advocates for Caregivers with President-Elect Transition Team and COVID-19 Task Force
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today submitted recommendations to President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition team and his COVID-19 Task Force, encouraging the incoming administration to make the health and well-being of caregivers a public health priority, and in pandemic response, in particular. “President-elect Biden recognized the importance of caregivers during his campaign and now we […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute and Wounded Warrior Project to Create Connections for Military Families
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is proud to announce a powerful new partnership with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) that will benefit caregivers in military families. Informed by nine years of experience coaching military caregivers through its Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) program, RCI’s partnership with WWP will apply lessons learned and develop a new […]
From Crisis to Opportunity: The Rosalynn Carter Institute Identifies Public Health Approaches to Better Serve Caregiver Health & Well-Being
Action Plan Calls for Robust Strategy to Support 53 Million Americans AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released a detailed report calling for a comprehensive public health approach to caregiver health and well-being. Without robust strategies and systems to support America’s already vulnerable informal caregiver community, the health, strength, and resilience of unpaid family caregivers will remain […]
Looking Back: Policy Changes Since ‘Averting the Caregiving Crisis’
Appendix for Recalibrating for Caregivers A decade ago, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) published Averting the Caregiving Crisis: Why We Must Act Now,1 an ambitious position paper that laid out a dozen recommendations to address what it called an “emerging caregiver crisis.” This paper made bold recommendations that called on leaders in all […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute and Blue Star Families to Explore Caregiving in Military Families
AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is teaming up with Blue Star Families to promote and expand upon the 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, an annual survey that analyzes the challenges and opportunities faced by military families. Prior to the survey going live, RCI worked with Blue Star Families to add new questions to better understand the experience of […]
Caregivers in Crisis: Rosalynn Carter Institute Report Sounds the Alarm on Caregiving in the Time of COVID
Just days before World Mental Health Day on October 10, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released “Caregivers in Crisis,” a report on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of caregivers.
Rosalynn Carter Institute Teams Up with Duke University
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) has teamed up with researchers at Duke University to better understand the needs of unpaid caregivers across America. Over the course of two years, the partnership – which is funded by Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation – will yield recommendations on how to better prepare and support caregivers, and measure outcomes from RCI programs.
K. Conwell Smith Joins Rosalynn Carter Institute as Director of Operation Family Caregiver
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today announced that K. Conwell Smith is the new Director of Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) and Military Programs.
Message from the Director: Reaching more caregivers
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today released the following message from its executive director, Dr. Jennifer Olsen: