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America is running out of family caregivers

America Is Running Out of Family Caregivers, Just When It Needs Them Most

Family members have long been the backbone of the nation's long-term care system. But with smaller, more far-flung families, America is losing caregivers...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Senior Bathing and Hygiene

Steps for Senior Bathing and Hygiene

A caregiver's guide to senior bathing and hygiene: Resistance to bathing can come from a multitude of reasons. A loss of memory can produce feelings of...

Taylor Snell
Joining Others

Caregiver Contest Finalist Howie: Joining Others on Their Journey

Howie H. is from Colorado, and was one of forty finalists chosen out of the over 1,000 entries to...

Aimee Sharp
Marilu Henner

What Marilu Henner Learned While Caregiving for Her Husband

Marilu Henner‘s husband Michael Brown was hit with bladder/lung cancer early in their relationship. Here, Henner dishes on what it takes to be a caregiver.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Give Them Choices

Caregiver Contest Finalist Lori: Give Them Choices

The theme for our caregiver contest this year was "What Advice Would Give a Fellow Caregiver?" One of our finalists, Lori C., gives her answer: "Give the person you are working with choices, 'Would you like jam or butter on your toast?' rather than telling them to eat their toast."

Aimee Sharp
Resource Guide

Caregiver Contest Finalist Charmane: Create Your Own Resource Guide

Charmane H. is from Illinois, and was one of forty finalists chosen out of the over 1,000 entries to...

Aimee Sharp
Safe at Home

Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home Recorded Webinar

Watch this recorded webinar - With a growing number of older adults aging in place, it’s increasingly important to make sure that the home is safe. Learn the latest strategies and tips for home safety.

Danny Nguyen
soothing

Caregiver Contest Finalist Gloria: Soothing Medically-Fragile Children

Gloria G. is from California, and was one of forty finalists chosen out of the over 1,000 entries to...

Aimee Sharp
Small Acts

Caregiver Contest Finalist Jennifer: Small Acts

In this Caregiver Contest entry, Jennifer offers advice about not forgetting to perform small acts of kindness to the person being cared for.

Aimee Sharp
Offer an Explanation

Caregiver Contest Finalist Nicole: Offer an Explanation

In this Caregiver Contest entry, Nicole gives the advice, "offer an explanation," when interacting with the person you're caring for.

Aimee Sharp
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