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Caring Across Generations

Passing On Family Values: A Conversation With My Daughter

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 06.13.2016 | Parents
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Play games and listen to your children. You may be a disciplinarian during the day but, every night make sure you listen to them carefully in this 1-on-1 time alone. Before going to bed ask them these three questions.

Have We Lost Our Sense Of Community: "Sunday Soul" Finds A Way Back

Lia Miller | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices
Lia Miller

Thinking beyond yourself, doing your part, getting involved and giving to others knowing that when you are in need, it will come back to you ... that is the essence of love.

Attendees Leave Town Hall on Long Term Care Determined to Hold Legislators Accountable

Dawn Morais | Posted 03.03.2016 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

The stories told at the Town Hall on long term care at the Sacred Hearts Academy auditorium in Honolulu the evening of Monday February 29 were stories...

Elder Care: Building a Care Grid Ensures Security for All

Dawn Morais | Posted 05.17.2016 | 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.