CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers | The Olympian

CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers

Family caregivers are the backbone of elder care in Washington state

The CARE Act would help by requiring caregivers to be looped in by hospitals, providers

AARP is backing the measure, saying polls show bipartisan support for it

Last Spring, Susan Day’s husband Edward spent more than a month in the hospital — half of which was spent in intensive care including five stressful days when he wasn’t expected to live. Thankfully he pulled through, but the struggle wasn’t over.

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