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November

November is National Family Caregivers Month

It's November, which means it's National Family Caregivers Month! Today the President honored family caregivers for all they do for the nation with a Presidential Proclamation. The President said: 

"Family caregivers provide a vital lifeline of connection and hope to loved ones during challenging and uncertain days. 

These caregivers, who devote immeasurable time, energy, resources, and heart, need our understanding, support, gratitude, and encouragement. "

You can read the full text of the Presidential Proclamation HERE, as well as view more of CAN’s National Family Caregivers Month resources HERE.

It’s a difficult year to be a caregiver. The theme for 2020’s National Family Caregivers Month is “Caregiving in Crisis.” During NFC Month 2020, CAN will be addressing the new realities family caregivers face with their loved ones during these uncertain times.

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Welcome to The American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.

The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.

ACPA Mission

To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.

To raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.