Please call and urge your Representative to cosponsor the Lifespan Respite Reauthorization Act (HR 3913). You can find all the information you need to make the call and what to say in the Legislative_Alert_2016.
Here is an additional talking point about Tennessee caregivers.
“An estimated 1.65 million people in Tennessee are providing care to an adult relative or friend for more than 1 billion hours a year at an estimated value of $11 billion each year” (Tennessee Lawmakers Applaud, Support Family Caregivers for $11 Billion Annual Impact on Lives AARP Tennessee, April 9, 2013).
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Abernathy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (615) 269-8687.