World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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  I was standing at the checkout line in a busy department store.  The older woman ahead of me was fumbling in her purse for her wallet, with no success.  Her adult daughter, clearly along to help her shop, looked at her a moment, asked, “didn’t you bring your wallet?”  I held my breath, wondering… Read more »

Give the Gift of Caregiver Training

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  I always enjoy those articles that appear in the paper or in magazines this time of year on the topic of “holiday tip guides for the people in your life.”  There are guidelines for holiday giving for your babysitter, nanny, hairdresser, dog groomer, doorman and delivery people.  I’ve read some that suggest that the… Read more »

Family Caregivers Can Find Relief from Stress

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  As National Family Caregiver Month comes to an end, I wanted to talk about something we can all relate to. If you’re like most family caregivers you are likely stressed, overworked, over-scheduled, exhausted and lonely.  You might feel like you’re all alone, doing a job that’s just too big, with no one cheering you… Read more »

Family Caregivers need more from YOU!

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  As this is National Caregivers’ Month, it’s time that you support your local family caregivers with training resources today. Earlier in May this year, AARP ran a blog titled “More can be done to support family caregivers.”  In the blog, AARP executive Nancy LeaMond told the story of Ann, a woman who became an unexpected caregiver for her husband… Read more »

Caregivers Don’t Need To Go It Alone

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  Some days you know that you should just sit down and shut up, because someone else can express exactly what you’re thinking, but in a much clearer way. That’s how I felt today when I came across Jonathan Rauch’s article, Letting Go of My Father, in an archived article from the Atlantic Magazine. Although… Read more »