(image via flickr)

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Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.

On January 22, 2018, President Donald Trump signed H.R.3759 into law, demonstrating his recognition for the challenges facing family caregivers. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3].

Known as RAISE Family Caregivers Act, this new legislation promises to provide relief for the burdens of family caregiving through a massive national social and governmental engagement effort.

The Secretary of Health and Human Services Agency, in conjunction with leadership within several key Federal Committees, will form an Advisory Council to address the most pressing issues impacting family caregivers today, with the charge of developing a Family Caregiving Strategy for review and consideration within 18 months following the Law’s enactment.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News.

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