“You Don’t Respect What You Don’t Inspect.”
These words of wisdom from Peter Rosenberger, the self-described crash test dummy of caregivers who I recently interviewed for The Agewyz Podcast apply in so many ways to caregivers — everyday warriors who care for family members, friends and relatives amid the demands of their own lives.
There are 65 million caregivers in the United States, and the number is growing.
And yet… caregivers are rarely consulted when it comes to policies that directly affect their lives and the lives of those they care for… a fact Peter Rosenberger amplifies in a recent blog post on how caregivers have been left out of the conversation in the Trump administration’s plan to tackle the opioid crisis.
Peter’s article is a great read with lots of well-researched information and related media to engage with. Click to read: The Impact of The Opioid Crisis on Caregivers