Scott Gottlieb, CPA
Assistant editor: Susan A. Maffetone, CPA
you an elder caregiver?
Department of Human Health and Resources announced on February
15th the approval of the release of $113 million in grants to
states under the new National Family Caregiver Support Program,
which helps family members provide care for the elderly at home.
The grants will be used by states to run programs that provide
critical support, including home and community-based services,
to help families maintain their caregiver roles.
January, the department’s Administration
on Aging (AoA) issued comprehensive program guidance to
states and has been providing technical assistance as states
provide needed information for the grant program. AoA’s Web
site includes a description of the program and a list of frequently
asked questions about the Older Americans Act and the new caregiver
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