Every step in the recovery process was delicate and had a potential setback, every remedy had a potential side effect.
Being assertive is an important communication skill to master to ensure that your loved one receives safe, quality care.
Considering the number of ways to illustrate the concept of caregiving, not to mention the enormous diversity of the caregiver population, the consistent use of this particular image will tell only one “caregiver story.”
The campaign was a rewarding opportunity, as it asked me to look deeper at our organization and present to the public with fresh eyes, a clear message about the nature of our work.
Emergency Care Plan: If family caregivers become sick or have an accident or require medical attention and help for themselves.
Caregivers, I listen.
I hear the stories you share on your blogs: I am an anonymous reader, filled with compassion and concern. I may read your words but I hear your voice.
If I could do anything in 2013…
Read about the 5 things you should know about caregivers
Neither candidate has addressed the caregiver crisis at all to our standards.
Pink is everywhere this month. On napkins, coffee cups, sneakers… It’s a jaw-droppingly effective campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer and recognize those affected by the terrible disease.
Despite her years of experience, Jane Gross brings a fresh perspective to the caregiving discussion. She founded, and contributes to, theNew Old Age Blog on the New York Times website, covering aging topics that are largely ignored by mainstream media.
Tommy on Tour was built to raise awareness of the people affected by dementia, the carers who struggle with limited resources, as well as advocate their rights and support.
After many calculations and a great deal of research, I’m happy to present to you the top ten online caregiver advocates!
I may have mentioned in other posts how difficult it is to find a topic to write about that isn’t an emotional powder keg for me. It’s just fifteen months since Steve died and visiting “the scene of the crime” is not always easy.
If you are reading this, it’s likely you already identify as a caregiver. Good! That’s the first step to becoming a self-aware caregiver advocate.