New briefs on family caregiver research

New briefs on family caregiver research

FSRTC and partner The Arc have just released two new research briefs/infographics on the gaps in caregiver research related to children and older adults with disabilities and findings in the literature. The brief on caregivers of adolescents is a revised version of...
NAC Webinar on Impact of Rare Disease on Family Caregivers

NAC Webinar on Impact of Rare Disease on Family Caregivers

On February 28, National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) released a report entitled, Rare Disease Caregiving in America. Over 1400 unpaid caregivers residing in the United States who provide care for a child or an adult with a rare disease or condition participated in...
Impact of Rare Disease on Family Caregivers

Impact of Rare Disease on Family Caregivers

Rare Disease Caregivers and Families Face Life-Altering Challenges: Support Services Rarely Used WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) February 28, 2018 Findings from a first-of-its-kind national snapshot of caregivers of individuals with a rare disease or condition paint a picture...
President Signs RAISE Family Caregivers Act

President Signs RAISE Family Caregivers Act

This is a policy alert from National Alliance for Caregiving. The President has signed the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act into law. The bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop,...
Future Planning Seed Grant Webinar

Future Planning Seed Grant Webinar

On November 13, 2017, Easterseals and the University of Illinois-Chicago Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) announced a Request For Applications for community based organizations interested in implementing The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training...
FSRTC and Area Agencies on Aging

FSRTC and Area Agencies on Aging

On Wednesday, November 8th, Sandy Magaña, professor at Steve Hicks School of Social Work at University of Texas at Austin and Co-PI of the Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC), presented at the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS)...
New FSRTC Report: Promising Practices

New FSRTC Report: Promising Practices

In November 2017, the Family Support Research and Training Center issued a new report on promising practices in family support.The purpose of this project was to identify and evaluate promising practices in family support across the lifespan. Identification of...