family caregivers

Tips to Help Overcome Dementia Challenges

By |2024-04-11T13:18:28-05:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , |

Overcoming Dementia Challenges: Simple Tips for Caregivers Understanding Dementia Challenges If you’re caring for someone who has dementia, you know that every day brings unique, unpredictable challenges. “Many of us at the HomeCare Advocacy Network have personal experience with dementia, so we understand many of the challenges that come with the disease. The unpredictable [...]

Honoring Family Caregivers

By |2023-11-07T13:38:40-05:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , |

Honoring Family Caregivers Did you know… Across the U.S., nearly 38 million Americans (about 11% of the population) are taking care of loved ones with chronic, disabling or serious health conditions.  60% of family caregivers also have full- or part-time jobs.  30% of all caregivers are caring for two generations. The majority of caregivers [...]

Using Paid Leave to Care for Aging Loved Ones

By |2023-10-17T16:17:56-05:00October 26th, 2023|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Using Paid Leave to Care for Aging Loved Ones You used a half day of paid leave to take your dad to an appointment with his cardiologist. After a hospital stay, you used five days of paid leave to help your mom transition back home. Sound familiar? Sandwich Generation A new study shows men [...]

7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress

By |2023-10-17T15:59:33-05:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: Caregivers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress You missed an important meeting at work, because your mom fell in the shower. You left your son’s big soccer game to take your dad to a doctor’s appointment. You forgot to make cookies for your daughter’s school bake sale, because you were busy making dinner for your [...]

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