In 2016, we continue to provide getaways to caregivers while producing UNDERSUNG, a remarkable film by Adam Larsen. We have 10 getaways scheduled. Check back regularly for reflections on their respite experiences. 

 

 
News + Updates
A Caregiver’s Heart in Arizona

Amy Silverman’s recent memoir, MY HEART CAN’T EVEN BELIEVE IT, blends memoir and journalism to tell the story of Amy’s struggles to come to terms with a new role: caregiver for her daughter Sophie, who has Down Syndrome. 

FAQs on Medical Marijuana

Elizabeth Aquino, a past recipient of a CAREGIFTED Getaway, has been an active member of the epilepsy community, founding a non-profit foundation called PACE (People Against Childhood Epilepsy) that raised several million dollars for cutting edge research and eventually folded into CURE. She also served on the board of several non-profits serving the special needs community, including The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles and Realm of Caring. 

 Poet, Mother, Advocate: Chrisitanne Balk speaks with Suzanne Edison

Christianne Balk is a poet, mother, and advocate for her grown daughter with Cerebral Palsy. You can find her online here. Her new book of poems, The Holding Hours, is now out.