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AARP Rhode Island is on a mission to raise awareness about the needs of the 134,000 family caregivers who live in the Ocean State.
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For the hundreds of thousands of caregivers across Kansas tirelessly caring for their parents, spouses, and other loved ones so they can live independently at home, help is here. The Kansas Lay Caregiver Act took effect on July 1, 2018, giving caregivers support as their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition home.
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AARP North Carolina is encouraging caregivers to share their stories to help build momentum for advocacy. Through legislation backed by AARP, the state recently joined the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact, which can help ease a shortage of health care providers. AARP also supported a power of attorney law that makes it easier for families to take care of loved ones across state lines.
Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act becomes law in the Virgin Islands
English Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You Tube, Yahoo, Gmail, icloud: todas, pero solo algunas de las plataformas y herramientas que nos conectan con nuestros seres queridos a través de la tecnología. No hay duda de que estamos viviendo la era digital. ¿Alguna vez se ha preguntado qué pasará con sus cuentas creadas dentro de estas plataformas después de su fallecimiento? En las Islas Vírgenes, los cuidadores de familia que perdieron a sus seres queridos han tenido dificultades para obtener acceso a estas cuentas porque una vez que el propietario de las cuentas se declaró fallecido, las empresas mantuvieron los derechos de propiedad. Pero ya no más. El 12 de enero de 2018, el Teniente Gobernador Osbert Potter promulgó el acto de ley número 32-1032, Acceso Fiduciario Uniforme a los Activos Digitales Revisado, también conocida como RUFADAA por sus siglas en inglés o Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
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When you are a caregiver to someone with dementia, you need to be a bit of a detective as well as possess some of the skills of a nurse, social worker and housekeeper.
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Simple Measure will have a significant positive impact for Montana’s 118,000 Caregivers
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RALEIGH -- For their efforts to support the needs of family caregivers, AARP recognized four members of the North Carolina General Assembly and former Governor Pat McCrory for their legislative leadership to help those taking care of loved ones in the Tarheel State.
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Let me introduce you to a family caregiver, Lisa from Hawaii. With the help of her sister, Lisa cared for her mother with Alzheimer’s disease — managing medications, cleaning the house, and handling any medical issues. They also managed her mother’s finances. Lisa shared: “It felt like our whole world was slowly falling apart. At the time we did not know much about the disease or how quickly it was going to debilitate her. My sister and I took responsibility of making sure that she was provided for.”
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