Press Releases

American Association Of Caregiving Youth® Will Participate In The No Barriers Summit

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: The American Association for Caregiving Youth® (AACY), a nonprofit corporation that is the only national resource for children who provide care for family members who are chronically ill, injured, elderly or disabled, announced today they will be participating in the No Barriers Virtual Summit being organized from Fort Collins, Colorado on June 26-27. Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD, and Ann Faraone, EdD., will be taking part in the No Barriers Summit by presenting "The Role of Caregiving Youth within the Family or Household of Someone with Diverse Abilities.". AACY will also have a virtual booth. more... more…

How teen caregivers are coping with the stress they are experiencing during the health crisis.

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: May 20th Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD was on Artist First Radio Network with Harriet Tramer. Topic: How teen caregivers are coping with the stress they are experiencing during the health crisis. http://www.artistfirst.com/tramer.htm http://media.artistfirst.com/ArtistFirst_Harriet_Tramer_2020-05-20.mp3 more…

American Association of Caregiving Youth Announces $2,500 Donation from AvalonBay Communities Inc

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: The American Association of Caregiving Youth® (AACY) today announced that it has received a $2,500 donation from AvalonBay Communities Inc. to further its core value of A Spirit of Caring affiliate network development. more... more…

Expozur Sports Management Group and Local South Florida Charities Announce Super Fest Kick-off

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Category: Press Releases
Summary: ExpoZur Sports Management Group in alliance with the Bennie Blades 36 Foundation and the American Association of Caregiving Youth, will host The 2020 Super Fest Series starting with the Super Fest Gala at Oceanic Restaurant in Pompano Beach on January 29, 2020 (6pm to 9pm), next presenting the 33rd Street Super Fest Street Party in Fort Lauderdale on January 30, 2020 (3pm to 9pm) and concluding with a football clinic for local Broward County children hosted by former UM and Detroit Lions great, Bennie Blades on January 31, 2020 (10am to 2pm). The children will meet and learn from the game's "Old School" and "New School" in celebration of 100 years of football. more…

American Association of Caregiving Youth is Betting on the Kids

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Category: Press Releases
Summary: American Association of Caregiving Youth is Betting on the Kids Casino Night is the theme of the Annual Hearts and "Soles" benefit dinner to be held at the Boca Country Club on Friday, October 4th with an entertaining and surprise-filled reception at 6:30. A 50/50 Poker tournament will add to the excitement. Caregiving youth, children who fill adult-sized shoes as they academically and personally sacrifice to provide care for chronically ill, injured, elderly or disabled family members, are the beneficiaries of this event. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) has served over 1,650 middle and high school students and their families just from the region of Boca Raton to West Palm Beach. more... more…

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Announces New Board Director and Officers

Date: Monday, July 1, 2019
Category: Press Releases
Summary: The American Association of Caregiving Youth proudly announces its election of Jeffrey Gordon, Esq. to its Board of Directors. Jeff is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and Partner in the law firm of Lesser, Lesser, Landry and Smith where he specializes in personal injury law. Jeff and his wife, in addition to raising four children, have been licensed foster parents since 2010 and are currently raising their 19th foster child. He is also very active in the community sitting on several non-profit boards and devoting his time to supporting young people in all types of challenging circumstances. more... more…

American Association of Caregiving Youth Celebration Brunch

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Category: Press Releases
Summary: Elected officials, business, healthcare, education and religious leaders will celebrate together! A celebratory brunch event will be recognizing community member extraordinaire, Helen Babione. Helen, who celebrated her 90th birthday last month, has been the developer and spine of many non-profit organizations that have made a difference in the lives of thousands of people in our greater community. more... more…

MobileHelp® Announces New Initiative with the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY)

Date: Monday, February 19, 2018
Category: Press Releases
Summary: In honor of National Caregiver Day and caregiving families, MobileHelp®, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and health management solutions, today announced a new program with the American Association of Caregiving Youth® (AACY) more…

All Styles of Giving: Connie Siskowski '04

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Category: Press Releases
Summary: “I wanted to have an even bigger voice for family caregivers,” she said. So Siskowski applied to the doctoral program at Lynn. more…

The US Needs to Support and Recognize Youth Caregivers

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Category: Press Releases
Summary: The Hill, an on-line news outlet that provides reporting and comments about US Government actions and people has published an article by Elizabeth Olson and Connie Siskowski entitled: The US needs to support and recognize youth caregivers. more…