Since 1993, the Caregiver Action Network (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) has been working to promote resourcefulness and respect for family caregivers across the country. There is now so much more support for family caregivers than twenty years ago – much of that due to the work of this organization.
Wes Metheny, Chair
Penn Quarter Partners
Michael Shaughnessy, Vice Chair
TMP Government, LLC
Marion T.R. Watkins, Treasurer
Alston & Bird, LLP, Office of Senator Robert Dole
Melissa Rowley, Secretary
Director of Network Development
Our Mission Statement:
The mission of the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is to promote resourcefulness and respect for the more than 90 million family caregivers across the country.
Create Resourceful Caregivers
- Serve an increasing number of family caregivers with practical help, support and information.
Reduce Caregiver Stress
Our Caregiver Community Action Network (CCAN) is growing rapidly. You, too, can be a part of this exciting effort. We are looking for new CCAN volunteers. All CCAN volunteers must:
- be a member of the Caregiver Action Network
- be a current or former family caregiver
- have a strong will and fierce desire to:
- reach out
- offer support
- provide education, and
- be a public voice for family caregivers everywhere.
To find out more information about the CCAN program, please contact:
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Giving a gift to Caregiver Action Network is giving the gift of support, education, and encouragement to family caregivers everywhere.
How to Give
Click here to go to PayPal to make a secure donation.
Or, send a check, payable to Caregiver Action Network to:
Caregiver Action Network
1130 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
CAN is grateful for the generous support of corporate partners who have already joined CAN's Corporate Leadership Council. All members of CAN's Corporate Leadership Council are committed to CAN's goals of creating resourceful and capable caregivers, reducing caregiver stress, and increasing respect for caregivers.
Membership in CAN's Corporate Leadership Council provides your company the opportunity to:
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