Advocacy Alliance News

Advocacy Alliance News

Keep checking back for the latest updates on what The Becker Center’s Advocacy Alliance has been up to!
Contacts: Kerry Mahoney, Kathleen Amaral, Herb Cabral

The Arc Releases Official Report On Older Caregivers In Massachusetts

In the United States, over 71% of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) live with their families. Within that set of approximately 3.5 million individuals, 24% live with caregivers aged 60 or older (Braddock et al., 2015; Fujiura, 2012; Larsen et al., 2001). Continue reading

Posted in , , | Posted on August 1, 2019 | Leave a comment Continue reading

Becker Center: What We’re Learning from Older Caregivers, Round 2

Nearly 70 families and agency staff attended the Older Caregiver Forum held at the DDS Southeast Regional Office. Caregivers expressed their concerns and worries for their loved ones’ futures. Continue reading

Posted in , | Posted on April 10, 2019 | 1 Comment Continue reading

The Arc of Massachusetts Welcomes Kathleen Amaral, Advocacy Alliance Coordinator

The Becker Center for Advocacy at The Arc of Massachusetts is thrilled to welcome our new Advocacy Alliance Coordinator, Kathleen Amaral. Continue reading

Posted in , | Posted on March 21, 2019 | 1 Comment Continue reading

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