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  • The Complete Eldercare Planner

    Free family caregiver support

  • Senior Center

    November is Family Caregivers Month. Link is to the Caregiver Action Network toolkit which has a good list of topics to look for presenters, resources, etc.

  • Emma Donovan

    Caregivers, CCAN can help? "The Caregiver Community Action Network (CCAN) is a unique and highly dedicated group of over 100 volunteers in more than 40 states. Our CCAN volunteers reach out to family caregivers to provide education and support. They also teach caregivers to be advocates for themselves and their loved ones. “ You can join for free and get some much needed support! #caregivermonday #caregivers #myositis

  • The CareGiver Partnership

    Tons of Caregiver Resources for any situation! #caregiver

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Caregiver burnout: 5 Tips for staying grounded

So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer’s, or another debilitating disease, yourself. Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.

  • KathynRodney Powell

    Caregiving is taxing, wearing, and you must be long suffering to 'exist', because, if not, it will drain you. Find the small ways to restore and replenish your spirit, and occasionally plan for, and allow yourself an extra special evening, or day, that is carved out just for--you.

  • InStyle-Decor Hollywood

    loving your boards

  • KathynRodney Powell

    Thank you...quite a mix, but reflective of our life and our interests. :)

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While taking care of older loved ones, family caregivers are also trying to carry on with their own lives. these are some of America's unsung heroes and the roles they play each day:

  • CaregivingCafe

    So true! We wear many hats as family caregivers! It is important to not neglect our other roles. Just as important is the role of being our own person. Often, this role gets lost in caregiving. That's the most important role of all! Caregivers need to seek help and support in order to preserve their own health and strength.

  • Senior Shower Project

    With caregiving roles identified, families can also build a stronger caregiving support team by assigning roles to individual family members.

  • Ashley Scanlan

    Did they forget punching bag, and elderly persons "bitch"

Five tips for caregivers by Alzheimer's Assoc. @alzassociation #ENDALZ #SAVEONMEDS #caregiving

Over 65 million Americans provide care for a family member or friend. Learn more about these caregivers here.

"Family caregivers have traditionally provided assistance with bathing, dressing, eating, and household tasks such as shopping and managing finances. While these remain critically important to the well-being of care recipients, the role of family caregivers has dramatically expanded to include performing medical/nursing tasks of the kind and complexity once only provided in hospitals."