Funded with a federal grant for Lifespan Respite awarded by the Administration for Community Living to the New York State Office for the Aging. Award Number 90L10023-02-2

Funded with a federal grant for Lifespan Respite awarded by the Administration for Community Living to the New York State Office for the Aging. Award Number 90L10023-02-2

NEW! Lifting Our Voices for Caregivers

Rare Disease Caregiving in America - New Report from the National Alliance on Caregiving

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It is estimated that at least 25 million Americans currently have a rare disease or condition; the National Institutes of Health estimates that there are approximately 7,000 rare diseases. Many people who have rare diseases are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed, leaving their family caregivers to experience unique challenges related to access to appropriate support. Read More

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 Legislative Update

US House of Representatives Passes Lifespan Respite Reauthorization Act of 2019 - We Must Urge the Senate to Act.

For more information visit the LIFESPAN RESPITE RE AUTHORIZATION CENTER



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