Senator Bob Casey, D-PA, serves on the U.S. Senate Aging Committee and, through hours and hours of testimony from constituents, he knows that the struggles family caregivers are facing is real. Senator Casey proposes a National Caregiver Corps to help fill the caregiver gap.
The program would mimic the Teach For America Program, which challenges talented new teachers to commit to teaching for two years in a high-need school. A National Caregiver Corps program would provide incentives for individuals to pursue caregiver careers, such as student loan forgiveness and specialized training, while serving area seniors and their family.
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