RCI in the News

  • RCI to Mark National Caregivers Day with #ThankACaregiver - AMERICUS, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving will mark National Caregivers Day on Friday, February 21, 2020 by thanking caregivers across its social media channels with the hashtag, #ThankACaregiver. The idea for National Caregivers Day was originally championed by the Providers Association for Home Health & Hospice Agencies. All it takes is a […]
  • RCI, Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation Recognize Family Caregivers - AMERICUS, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) recently honored five family caregivers with Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarships. “With at least 40 million people in the United States caring for a loved one, it is critical we work to find ways to support family caregivers through education and policy,” said Dr. Jennifer […]
  • Rosalynn Carter Institute Hosts National Conversation on Caregiving - ATLANTA, GA – Today, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) convened “Caregiving in the 21st Century: A National Conversation” at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Bringing together advocates, philanthropists, business leaders, and others, RCI is reinvigorating the conversation around caregiving and shining a spotlight on the emerging public health crisis caregivers face every […]
  • Rosalynn Carter Institute to Honor Extraordinary Georgia Caregivers at 2019 Caregiver of the Year Awards - AMERICUS, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) honored the work of Georgia’s extraordinary caregivers at RCI’s 2019 Caregiver of the Year Awards Ceremony. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter presented this year’s awards to three caregivers who have gone above and beyond their call of duty:  Family Caregiver: Beth Thompson, Atlanta, GA Para-professional […]
  • Bob Woodruff Foundation and Qatar Harvey Fund Support Expansion of Operation Family Caregiver into Texas Gulf Coast - Americus, GA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) announced today that its signature military caregiving program, Operation Family Caregiver (OFC), will serve military families in the Gulf Coast of Texas, an area still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Harvey, which struck with astounding force in August 2017. OFC provides support to the families of returning service […]