Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Relief for NY’s Fastest-Growing Age Group But Misses Key Opportunities
AARP NY Urges More Support for Family Caregivers & Home Care, ‘Data Matching’ for Older NY’ers, Removal of ‘Age Cap’ for Earned Income Tax Credit
November is National Family Caregivers Month and AARPNY reached out to New York Legislators so they can share their experiences on being a family caregiver. 75% of New York’s unpaid family caregivers are feeling stressed by having to balance their job and family.
Lisa Fabin sleeps in her childhood bed with a baby monitor nearby.
Older Rural NYers Sicker & More Disabled, Have Less Access to Healthcare, Nutritious Food, High-Speed Internet: Report
AARP NY Supports Tax Credits & Cost-Effective Investments to ‘Disrupt Disparities’ Impacting Rural NY as Recommended in New Research Report & Policy Paper
AARP New York is advocating for a state tax credit for family caregivers and the federal Credit for Caring Act, which would provide a tax credit of up to $5,000 to offset costs such as home modifications, in-home care and transportation.
Family Caregivers Face Significant Financial Strain, Spend $7,200+ Per Year – 26% of Income - on Average: New AARP Research
AARP Launches Nationwide Campaign Urging More Support for Family Caregivers, Passage of Bipartisan Federal Credit for Caring Act
Urge Registered Nurse Requirements, Mandatory Penalties, Staffing Levels More in Line with Federally Identified Thresholds
New Report: AARP, Organizations of Color Urge Overdue Boost in NYS Funding for Non-Parent Relatives Raising Children
Organizations Urge State to Tap Newly Available Federal Funding to Help Caregivers - Mostly Grandparents - Access Grants, Services
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
New NYS Law Requires Regular Communications & More; AARP NY Urges Families to Ensure Nursing Homes Are Complying
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