RCI Releases Candidates on Caregiving – a Tracker for the 2020 Presidential Election
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today released the Candidates on Caregiving policy tracker. This one-stop guide summarizes where the candidates running for President of the United States stand on caregiving, respite care and long-term care.
Rosalynn Carter Institute Hosts National Conversation on Caregiving
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 day.
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 […]
Op-ed from Rosalynn Carter: Ask 2020 candidates for their agenda on family caregiving
As you prepare to interview and evaluate the next set of presidential candidates, I ask you to help me shine a spotlight on the more than 40 million Americans and over 300,000 Iowans who are family caregivers. You may not be one, but you most certainly know one.
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 […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute and The ALS Association of Georgia Announce Partnership
Rosalynn Carter Institute and The ALS Association of Georgia Announce Partnership Americus, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) and The ALS Association of Georgia announced today that the two groups are creating a unique partnership to support those that care for people living with ALS in Georgia. Together the groups will help caregivers […]
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, […]
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 […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute Recognizes Older Americans Month 2017: ‘Age Out Loud!’
Rosalynn Carter Institute Recognizes Older Americans Month 2017: ‘Age Out Loud!’ AMERICUS, GEORGIA (May 3, 2017) — Each year, the month of May is designated as Older Americans Month. The theme, as issued by the Administration for Community Living and U.S. Administration on Aging, for this year’s celebration—“Age Out Loud”—gives aging a new voice to […]