Survival Coalition Applauds Governor’s Task Force Report on Caregiving Recommendations; Requests Immediate Action

(Madison) – Survival Coalition specifically supports recommendations to enhance resources for family caregivers provided through Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs), proposals to raise rates to providers that are tied to increases in worker wages; efforts to ensure workers can afford and maintain essential benefits like health care and child care and other proposals that will alleviate stress – financial and otherwise – on family caregivers. The report outlines that there are an estimated 580,000 family caregivers and more than 90,000 direct care workers in Wisconsin. Read full press release here.