National Center on Caregiving

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Established in 2001 as a program of?Family Caregiver Alliance, the National Center on Caregiving (NCC) works to advance the development of high-quality, cost-effective policies and programs for caregivers in every state in the country. Uniting research, public policy and services, the NCC serves as a central source of information on caregiving and long-term care issues for policy makers, service providers, media, funders and family caregivers throughout the country.

Read our Policy Statement


NCC services include:

Family Care Navigator: a first-of-its-kind, state-by-state, online guide to help families in all 50 states locate government, nonprofit, and private caregiver support programs. The easy-to-use Navigator lists programs for family caregivers as well as resources for older or disabled adults living at home or in a residential facility.

It also includes information on government health and disability programs, legal resources, living arrangements, disease-specific organizations, FAQs, a glossary and more. There is no charge to use the Navigator.?

Caregiving Across the States: (2014 - latest version) Background characteristics related to caregiving and aging as well as information on publicly-funded caregiver support programs for all 50 states

Caregiver Alerts/State & National Policy Initiatives: the NCC tracks state and national legislation of importance to policymakers, legislators, advocates, researchers, caregivers, providers and the disability and aging communities.??

Caregiver Information & Assistance: personalized help to identify local resources and services for families, caregivers and providers nationwide, as well as our fact sheets and publications on a wide array of caregiving topics and health issues.

Research & Publications: NCC policy briefs and research studies document current issues, caregiver needs, services and best practices. Our online newsletter, Caregiving Policy Digest, highlights legislation, research, policy changes,?events?and new program developments.

Training: specialized educational programs, professional seminars and conferences.

For more information about FCA's National Center on Caregiving, please use one of our Contact Us forms.

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