Blue Star Families The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s partnership with Blue Star Families, a nonprofit organization that works to strengthen America’s military families through community building, is aimed at learning more about the caregiving taking place in military families. Through its military program, Operation Family Caregiver, RCI is an outreach partner on Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today announced that K. Conwell Smith is the new Director of Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) and Military Programs.
Dr. Jennifer Olsen, the Executive Director of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI), sent a letter to Congressional leaders applauding the current caregiver provisions within the HEALS Act and HEROES Act and outlining additional steps necessary to further prioritize support for unpaid family caregivers.
Each year, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving recognizes the incredible men and women who serve as caregivers in the State of Georgia, where RCI is based. Through our Georgia Caregiver of the Year celebration, we honor the hard work, sacrifice, and compassion of caregivers across the state. The 2020 Georgia Caregiver of the Year […]