From Crisis to Opportunity: The Rosalynn Carter Institute Identifies Public Health Approaches to Better Serve Caregiver Health & Well-Being
Action Plan Calls for Robust Strategy to Support 53 Million Americans AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released a detailed report calling for a comprehensive public health approach to caregiver health and well-being. Without robust strategies and systems to support America’s already vulnerable informal caregiver community, the health, strength, and resilience of unpaid family caregivers will remain […]
Looking Back: Policy Changes Since ‘Averting the Caregiving Crisis’
Appendix for Recalibrating for Caregivers A decade ago, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) published Averting the Caregiving Crisis: Why We Must Act Now,1 an ambitious position paper that laid out a dozen recommendations to address what it called an “emerging caregiver crisis.” This paper made bold recommendations that called on leaders in all […]
Rosalynn Carter Institute and Blue Star Families to Explore Caregiving in Military Families
AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is teaming up with Blue Star Families to promote and expand upon the 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, an annual survey that analyzes the challenges and opportunities faced by military families. Prior to the survey going live, RCI worked with Blue Star Families to add new questions to better understand the experience of […]
Caregivers in Crisis: Rosalynn Carter Institute Report Sounds the Alarm on Caregiving in the Time of COVID
Just days before World Mental Health Day on October 10, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released “Caregivers in Crisis,” a report on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of caregivers.
Rosalynn Carter Institute Teams Up with Duke University
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) has teamed up with researchers at Duke University to better understand the needs of unpaid caregivers across America. Over the course of two years, the partnership – which is funded by Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation – will yield recommendations on how to better prepare and support caregivers, and measure outcomes from RCI programs.
K. Conwell Smith Joins Rosalynn Carter Institute as Director of Operation Family Caregiver
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today announced that K. Conwell Smith is the new Director of Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) and Military Programs.
Message from the Director: Reaching more caregivers
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving today released the following message from its executive director, Dr. Jennifer Olsen:
RCI Announces Exciting Partnerships to Support Military and Veteran Communities
RCI is proud to partner with Caregivers on the Homefront, RallyPoint, and the American Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN) to expand outreach to caregivers.
RCI, Sesame Workshop Reporting for Duty to Support Military Kids
AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, today announced they have teamed up to support caregiving military and veteran families with young children in a new way. Together, RCI and Sesame Workshop are delivering targeted Sesame Street resources to families with young children […]
Rural America Needs Help to Face COVID-19
Drive any country road in Georgia during harvest season, and you’ll pass roadside stands emblazoned with the words that could well serve as rural America’s cultural anthem: “Home Grown.”