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 info@tnrespite.org or (615) 269-8687.

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