Family Caregivers as a Health Care Workforce: Innovations and Investment Across Policy and Business

One-fifth of the U.S. workforce is comprised of family caregivers, whose unpaid contributions include nearly 24 hours of care per week, on average, and amount to nearly $600 billion. As populations age across the globe and in the U.S., and governments strive to meet growing demand for home and community-based services, the role of family caregivers has never been more critical. However, nearly one-third of family caregivers have voluntarily left a job due to caregiving responsibilities, and many face compounding stress when caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, a trend that will surge in the coming decades. During this program, Manatt will lead an interactive discussion on cross-sectoral efforts from federal and state governments, businesses, investors, and long-term care advocates to unlock the potential of, and better support for, family caregivers. Click here to register for the free webinar.

Key topics include:

  • Policy overview and updates regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers
  • Innovations in Family Caregiver experience: earning income, accessing benefits, training, support, community and data connectivity
  • Perspectives from forward thinking businesses offering employer-based caregiver benefits
  • State policy investments to recognize family caregivers’ essential role in supporting long-term services and supports (LTSS) recipients’ independence and participation in the community

Even if you can’t make our live airing on June 5, click here to register for the free webinar now, and you’ll receive a link to view the free program on demand.

Speakers

  • Carol Raphael, National Advisor, Manatt Health (moderator)
  • Kari Benson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging, Administration for Community Living, HHS
  • Dave Jacobs, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Homethrive
  • Abby Levy, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Primetime Partners
  • Martha Villanigro-Santiago, Owner/Advocate, Aging and Moving Forward, LLC

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 5
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET

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This program does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Views expressed by presenters are strictly their own and should not be construed to be the views of Manatt or attributed to Manatt.

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