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Recommendations for Florida from the Alzheimer’s Association

Source: http://act.alz.org/site/DocServer/CAREGIVERS.pdf?docID=4644

  • Conduct a survey of family caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Create a statewide buying cooperative for family caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to make services for caregivers more affordable.
  • Pass legislation to provide a tax credit to businesses that provide financial benefit assistance to employees using adult day care services for family members affected by Alzheimer’s.
  • Create an annual statewide Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias family caregiver week.
  • Ensure all family caregivers have access to respite services if needed.
  • Provide respite care vouchers for family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Create regulations for respite programs that service people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Increase funding for respite care

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