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When lawmakers return to Albany in January, AARP will be there pushing for more support for the state’s 2.2 million family caregivers.
November is Family Caregiving Month and Military Family Month. As a family caregiver, you may be responsible for managing and administering lots of medication. If you have medications in your home that are no longer needed or expired, AARP Long Island encourages you to dispose of them safely this November.
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.
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.
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
Organizations Urge State to Tap Newly Available Federal Funding to Help Caregivers - Mostly Grandparents - Access Grants, Services
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