Americans Giving care to Elders (AGE) Act (2007)
Federal bill would provide $12 million over 4 years for the establishment of a National Resource Center on Family Caregiving, which would identify and develop ?best practices,? provide information on caregiver policies and programs, convene educational programs and web-based seminars, and provide a website with a national database of caregiver programs and resources. The bill would also provide a tax credit of up to $1200 for eldercare expenses and increase funding for the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP).
Bill Number S. 2267
Sponsor Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/ Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Date of Introduction 10/31/2007
Latest Activity Bill did not pass in the Legislative session.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Establishing Task Forces and/or Studies on Caregiving Services