NY’s Family Caregivers Provide $31 Billion a Year in Unpaid Care to Family, Friends at Home: New Report
AARP Urging Governor to Propose Caregiver Tax Credit ALBANY, N.Y. - About 2.5 million family caregivers provided an estimated 2.1 billion hours of unpaid care - worth a staggering $31 billion - to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends across New York State in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series.
AARP New York is here to celebrate National Family Caregivers Month this November – with resources to help those who care for older loved ones and a strong agenda to help ease the financial strain of caregiving.
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Three Dozen+ Organizations to Governor: Include Family Caregiver Tax Credit in Next State Budget Proposal
Hispanic Federation, NAACP, NY Urban League, Asian American Federation, Alzheimer’s Association, Others Join AARP ALBANY, N.Y. – More than three dozen health, consumer, aging and other organizations are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to include a middle class tax credit for family caregivers in his next state budget proposal.
Caring for a parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a 24/7 job that is emotionally, physically and financially difficult. That’s why AARP works tirelessly to support family caregivers, striving to make your big responsibilities a little bit easier.
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NYS Budget Includes $15M Increase for Home & Community Services for Older NYers – Biggest in Nearly Two Decades; Will Help Thousands Avoid Nursing Homes
Housing & Legal Counseling Services for Vulnerable Homeowners Saved With $20M Appropriation; But Budget Fails to Help Utility Consumers
Proposes Supplementing Governor’s $15M Boost; Assembly Proposes Utility Consumer Advocate, Senate Backs Expansion of EPIC to Fight Rising Rx Prices
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