Press Releases

2018

Caregiver Action Network Honors Mental Health Awareness Month with Website for Families of Loved Ones with Mental Health Issues  (5/22/2018)

Today Caregiver Action Network is launching a brand new website, Blueprint for Families of a Loved One with Mental Health Issues, to help families address some of the challenges they face when caring for a mentally ill family member.

Planning for the Nation’s Family Caregiving Needs – the RAISE Act Passed (1/9/2018)

CAN has been tirelessly advocating for passage of the RAISE Act for years because it will help make a difference in the lives of millions of family caregivers across the country.

2017

Caregiver Action Network Releases 10 Tips for Family Caregivers Infographic (8/24/2017)

CAN is very excited to announce the release of their new 10 Tips for Family Caregivers infographic.

Caregiver Action Network Announces Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series: Shared Decision Making for Family Caregivers for Little Rock Residents (8/16/2017)

CAN will conduct a Lunch & Learn workshop entitled "Family Caregivers Matter: Shared Decision Making for Family Caregivers" in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 9, 2017.

Caregiver Action Network Receives $250,000 Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (1/11/2017)

Caregiver Action Network (CAN) has been approved for a Eugene Washington Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

2016

Take Care to Give Care: Caregiver Action Network and Abbott Share the Importance of Staying Well-Nourished for Better Health (11/10/2016)

There are more than 90 million caregivers in America, and research has shown that they often sacrifice their own health when caring for their loved ones. Because getting the right nutrition is the foundation of health, Caregiver Action Network (CAN) and Abbott, are raising awareness this National Family Caregivers Month on the importance of good nutrition for both caregivers and those receiving care.

Caregiver Action Network Announces Alliance with Sunovion to Raise Awareness of COPD and to Support COPD Patients and Caregivers (10/31/2016)

Caregiver Action Network (CAN), the nation's leading family caregiver organization, announced today an alliance with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) to help raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), highlight the burden of the disease and support patients and their caregivers.