Family caregiver

June 25, 2021

Many self-direction programs allow people to hire their own family members to provide the support they need to be independent. In fact, more states than ever have started to allow individuals to hire family during the pandemic. To the uninformed... Read more

May 28, 2021

Paying family caregivers has been an option for decades, but it has taken on new prominence during the pandemic. This panel looked back at how paying family caregivers has always been an important part of self-direction, including research dating... Read more

March 12, 2021

Applied Self-Direction held a webinar as a follow-up to our recent report with AARP, ... Read more

April 14, 2020

In response to COVID-19, some states are temporarily allowing employers who are not the care recipient to also be a paid caregiver. Adjusting program rules to allow responsible parties, such as employers in self-direction, to also be paid... Read more

November 17, 2016

Two NRCPDS articles are part of the 2010 Public Policy and Aging Report: The Benefits of Consumer-Directed Services for Elders and Their Caregivers in the Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation, What Does Research Tell Us About a Policy... Read more

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