Español [See links below to download a print a FREE ‘wallet card’ and place them in your and your loved one’s wallets. That way, you’ll both have the important information about this new law available when you need it most.]
Today, millions of Californians are providing care for a family member, partner, or friend with a chronic, disabling, or serious health condition. These “family caregivers” provide indispensable help with such tasks as meal-preparation, bathing, dressing, administering medications and wound-care. AARP has estimated that the annual economic value of these services is more than $57 BILLION.
At the same time, family caregiving today is more complex, costly, stressful, and demanding than at any other time. Many family caregivers are unprepared to provide the necessary care for a loved one who has been discharged from a hospital.
The California Hospital & Family Caregiver Law:
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