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Caring Across Generations

Elder Care: Building a Care Grid Ensures Security for All

Dawn Morais | Posted 05.19.2015 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

The call to create a Care Grid is a call for much needed cultural, behavioral and structural change in how we approach elder care.

The State of the Direct Care Worker

Carla Washington | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Carla Washington

Another recurring theme in President Obama's State of the Union address was that progress in America does not stand still -- and neither should our efforts to ensure that direct care workers share in the fruits of the American dream.

For Mothers Day, New PSA Starts Conversation on Care

Sarita Gupta | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Sarita Gupta

This Mother's Day, as millions of Americans celebrate their moms with home-cooked meals, gifts and flowers, I want to take a moment to tell the story ...

AIDS Activism Has Always Meant Caring Across Generations

Jim Eigo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Eigo

How bitterly ironic it would be if the first generation of HIV-positive seniors, a generation that, through unprecedented community effort, has managed to survive the plague, should in their last years fall victim to a system that is utterly unprepared to care for them.

Watch: Is the Future of Social Activism Here Now?

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
Bill Moyers


Paying Off Our Real Debt

Ai-jen Poo | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Ai-jen Poo

Older Americans are the deepest source of wisdom, values, and character we have as a nation. We owe them a debt of gratitude more profound than any other. And we have a responsibility to care for them as they spent their lives caring for us.