A resolution that would create a study committee to determine policy goals and identify legislative actions to improve family caregiving is making its way through the Senate. Democratic Whip Sen. Harold Jones II, D-Augusta, first introduced Senate Resolution 323 in the 2023 session, but it did not get approval prior to the end of the session. The legislation was recommitted to the Senate on the first day of the 2024 session, and recently made it through the Rules Committee.

“Family caregiving is a labor of love, and those who undertake this responsibility deserve our admiration and assistance,” said Jones. “By creating this study committee, we are taking the first significant step in recognizing the challenges faced by caregivers and addressing their needs comprehensively. 

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