The possibility of tax breaks for dedicated caregivers
Being a frontline caregiver is a demanding role that carries no financial compensation and can take a toll, both emotionally and physically. While the work is driven by love, it accumulates to an estimated $600 million in unpaid labor each year. Today, we discuss the possibility of a $5,000 federal tax credit intended to support and compensate working caregivers.
- Linda Levin, CEO of ElderSource.
The Cuban revolution
We explore an often overlooked but vibrant chapter of Jacksonville’s history: its role in the late 1800s Cuban revolution. We uncover the historical ties between Jacksonville and Cuba, revealing a narrative of gunrunning in support of the Cuban independence movement. An event is coming up where you can learn more about this information, and you can find it here.
- Jerry Urso, historian.
- Chris Boivin, assistant director of community relations and marketing at the Jacksonville Public Library.
Sanitas Medical Center
Dr. Lucksley Jean shares details about a recent partnership between Sanitas Medical Center and Florida Blue, benefiting those ages 50 and older.