On Jan. 22, President Trump signed the RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage) Family Caregivers Act (S. 1028/HR 3759).
This new law will:
- Require HHS to develop, maintain and update a National Family Caregiving Strategy, offering resources and education opportunities to family caregivers in the United States;
- Require HHS to convene a Family Caregiving Advisory Council to advise it on recognizing and support family caregivers;
- Promote greater adoption of person and family centered care in all health and long-term services and supports settings; and
- Ensure older adults with disabilities and illnesses receive high quality care in their homes.
Read the full text of the bill.
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