Improving Support for America’s Hidden Heroes

Improving Support for America’s Hidden Heroes

The Rand Corporation has released a report that summarizes existing research on caregivers of veterans and lays out a blueprint for future research: In this report, researchers describe elements of a research blueprint to inform future efforts to improve support for...
Bringing Voices Together: NINR Summit

Bringing Voices Together: NINR Summit

On August 7 and 8, 2017, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and its partners held a summit that brought together researchers, advocates, healthcare providers, educators, and others interested in the science of caregiving. The summit provided...
Parents Taking Action on Univision Chicago

Parents Taking Action on Univision Chicago

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Spanish language television news program Univision News Chicago aired a segment on Parents Taking Action. Click on the link below to watch the report. The segment is in Spanish, so we provided a transcript in English....
How to Start a State Sibling Chapter

How to Start a State Sibling Chapter

The Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) is a national nonprofit dedicated to providing support and information to siblings of people with disabilities across the lifespan. Currently there are 22 state chapters of the SLN with the vision to have a chapter in every state...
Majority of Americans Support Paid Leave

Majority of Americans Support Paid Leave

A new Pew research study found that the vast majority of Americans support paid family and medical leave. Most say employers should cover the costs, but are divided on whether this should be a government mandate or allow employers to voluntarily adopt this policy....
Call for Proposals: The Arc National Convention

Call for Proposals: The Arc National Convention

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: The Arc’s 2017 National Convention People with disabilities, their families, chapters of The Arc staff and volunteers, and others in our field and the business community need innovative solutions that will fuel our motivation and spark our...
Research Study on Carers of Persons with Heart Failure

Research Study on Carers of Persons with Heart Failure

The International Alliance of Carer Organizations (IACO) has received funding from Novartis to conduct a four nation study of caregivers of persons with heart failure. The four nations are the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia. In each of these...
CMS Releases its Person and Family Engagement Strategy

CMS Releases its Person and Family Engagement Strategy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been engaged in transforming the nation’s health care delivery system to deliver better health outcomes. The CMS Quality Strategy (2015), which incorporated work to shift Medicare from fee-for-service provided...