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Honoring Our Heroes and Their Loved Ones This Memorial Day

Memorial Day op-ed by Leisa Easom in Atlanta Journal Constitution on Operation Family Caregiver

The last Monday in May is a solemn one, particularly for those whose loved ones have sacrificed their lives for our nation’s freedom.Read More

Applications Open for Caregiving Scholarship

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving is pleased to open nominations for the 2017 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarship. The Stepanek Scholarships provide financial assistance to military caregivers who have demonstrated a commitment to caring not only for their loved ones, but also for themselves.Read More

OFC Launches in Washington State

Easterseals Washington welcomed military caregivers, nonprofit organizations and members of the Washington military community to their Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) launch in January at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.Read More

Easterseals WA Selected as New OFC Site

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s (RCI) signature military caregiver program, Operation Family Caregiver, today announced that Easterseals Washington will operate its new site in Washington State. The Bob Woodruff Foundation committed to fund the site during the OFC Summit held at the Carter Center in the July.Read More

Caregiver Champion Award Presented to MVCN

At a celebratory dinner on July 29, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter awarded the first Caregiver Champion Award to the innovative and exceptional Military and Veteran Caregiver Peer Support Network (MVCN), which provides peer support to those who care for service members and veterans living with injuries.Read More