Thank Your State Senator for Sponsoring the "Share the Care" Act!

More than half of Delaware's 123,000 family caregivers work, but state law does not allow an aide to give medicines. So who gives medicines while the caregiver is at work?

Delaware already allows medicines to be given by staff to children in daycare, seniors in assisted living facilities, people in group homes, and people with disabilities who have an attendant. Families caring for a confused loved one at home need the same option.

The “Share the Care” Act offers a  commonsense solution--It allows families to delegate to an aide the routine, daily task of giving medicines to a loved one. It helps caregivers balance work and family. It helps patients avoid missed doses of medicine. It helps people stay in their own homes and avoid unwanted transfers to a nursing home. It's a win-win-win!

Please thank your Senator for empowering Delaware's 123,000 family caregivers and their loved ones by co-sponsoring S.B 27, the "Share the Care" Act. 

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Dear  [Decision Maker],

Thank you for supporting family caregivers and signing on to S.B. 27--The "Share the Care" Act.





Thank you for supporting and empowering Delaware's 123,000 family caregivers and their loved ones by co-sponsoring S.B. 27, the "Share the Care Act". Now, we're counting on you to help get this bill passed!

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