The impact of caregiving on older adults and their family members is undeniable and reaches into the health, aging and housing fields as well. This interactive conversation highlighted the following:
- Trends in caregiving and resources to caregivers made available by the State of Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
- Case examples of support that local funders have given to support caregiving programs and services
- Philanthropy's role in supporting caregiving/caregivers
- Gaps in services and funding; obstacles in engaging in this work; challenges of sustainability
Featured presenters included: Dan Doezema, Field Representative, Michigan Office of Services to the Aging; Michael Marcus, Program Director, Older Adult Services, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation; Margo Pernick, Executive Director, The Jewish Fund
You can access the recording of the webinar and view the data using the links below.