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Caregiving & COVID-19

In a new brief, we examine several of the more prominent, observable, and immediate challenges faced by Colorado caregivers as a result of COVID- 19.

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2020 Caregiving Recommendations

A three-pronged approach is needed to address current holes in the network of supports available to Colorado’s unpaid caregivers.

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Caregiving in Colorado: 2020 & Beyond

Proactive and intentional public policy that recognizes the value and worth of caregiving for older adults will be necessary to create a stronger, healthier, and more secure future for families throughout the state.

Colorado Budget COVID 19

Q&A with Meghan Kluth on Caregiving During COVID-19

The increased care responsibilities many of us have as a result of COVID-19 aren't new for thousands of Coloradans. Meghan Kluth from Easterseals Colorado to learn what the current crisis means for unpaid caregivers and lessons for future work.

Direct Care Workers In the Time of COVID-19

The current COVID-19 outbreak is spotlighting both the value of our direct care workforce and long-standing failings in how we support these workers.

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Actionable Aging Policy Agenda

Colorado must act now to create the age-friendly policies our state needs. These recommendations offer a meaningful, community-informed path forward.

Colorado’s Direct Care Workforce

As Colorado ages, demand for these workers is growing. Counterintuitively, wages remain abysmally low despite the importance of these roles.

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Colorado’s Unpaid Caregivers

Providing unpaid care for older adults is often hidden work, overlooked by our state, our businesses, and even unpaid caregivers themselves.

Policymaking With the Whole Family in Mind

When we embrace policies that reflect the diversity of our families, we create an environment that allows Coloradans across our state to thrive.

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Older Adults in Colorado’s Workforce

In a new brief, we explore the importance of older adults in the workforce and opportunities to bolster this part of Colorado's economy.