A key part of WSA's mission is to help the general public and policymakers understand the challenges of the well spouse population. Our Social Action Committee advocates for WSA members on issues that matter to our community.
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HHS/ACL's RAISE Council releases National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers
WSA encourages spousal caregivers to submit comments in support of Federal, State, and Local Actions that support the needs of our community. Comments will be accepted through November 30, 2022.
Submit your comments here - https://acl.gov/CaregiverStrategy/Comments
Need ideas? See our letter to the Council here.
Increased Funding for Home Care
Increased funding for home care is a good example of an issue that needs Senate attention—now. The Social Action Committee urges all well spouses to contact their Senators about this important issue. In the links below you will find a fact sheet on home care funding, a sample letter and sample telephone talking points, how to find your Senators’ contact information, and tips for making your personal communication with them as effective as possible.
Medicaid Home Care Fact Sheet
Other current and recent policy issues addressed by WSA include: