AMERICUS, GA (April 5, 2023) —The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (RCI) announces a partnership with the Friends of Jimmy Carter National Historic Park, focusing on the Rosalynn Smith Carter Childhood Garden. The organizations represent two of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s passions: elevating the role of family caregivers for those who are aging, ill, or disabled, and a deep appreciation of nature.
Quote from Dr. Jennifer Olsen, Chief Executive Officer, The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers
“Whether she is advocating on behalf of family caregivers or monarch butterflies, Mrs. Carter has always dedicated herself fully to causes she believes in. We are delighted to partner with the Rosalynn Smith Carter Childhood Garden so that we may work together to advance Mrs. Carter’s vision for a more caring society while sharing her love of the great outdoors.”
Quote from Kim Fuller, Executive Director, Friends of Jimmy Carter National Historic Park
“We look forward to hosting family caregivers of all ages at the Rosalynn Smith Carter Childhood Garden and showcasing the restorative power of nature that Mrs. Carter has championed throughout her life.”
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About the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers was established in 1987 by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter to promote the health, strength, and resilience of caregivers throughout the United States. RCI fulfills its promise to champion the family caregiver by building cross-sector partnerships, developing and providing evidence-based programs and advocating for public policy.