Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been a caregiver throughout her life, starting at the of age 12. She founded the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving in 1987 at the campus of her alma mater, Georgia Southwestern State University. In 1999, together with President Carter, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, in recognition of all the good they have contributed to this country and around the world.
Embracing Carers is an initiative led by EMD Serono, in collaboration with leading caregiver organizations around the world, to increase awareness and action about the often-overlooked needs of caregivers.
Do YOU give a care? is an effort led by The SCAN Foundation to highlight the caregiving role that more than 10 million millennials are playing in their families.