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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
Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home Webinar

Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home 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 this National Home Safety Month.

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
after a fall

What to Do After Someone Has Fallen

While it is important to understand and reduce the risks of falling, reacting appropriately is crucial. Here are the steps to take after a fall.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Listen

Caregiver Contest Finalist Stacy: Listen

Stacy M. is from Texas, and was one of forty finalists chosen out of the over 1,000 entries to our...

Aimee Sharp
Bringing Out the Best in Us

Caregiver Contest Finalist Marcia: Bringing Out the Best in Us

Read this entry from our "What Advice Would You Give to a Fellow Caregiver?" Contest. Marcia answers on her thoughts about bringing out the best in us.

Aimee Sharp
Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's

Caregiver Contest Finalist Jenny: Five Tips for Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Read this entry from our "What Advice Would You Give to a Fellow Caregiver?" Contest. Jenny answered with tips about caring for someone with Alzheimer's.

Aimee Sharp
Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home Webinar
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