Consider Family Caregivers This Giving Tuesday . . . (and beyond)

(. . . Yes, even though it’s Wednesday. We’ll actually accept your donations throughout the holiday season. As it says above, the giving just starts on Tuesday!)

Family Caregiver Alliance

This is the first year for Giving Tuesday, a nationwide effort to focus on charitable giving during the holiday season.  Family Caregiver Alliance [...]

Caregiving with Your Siblings During the Holidays

Guest Blogger:  Francine Russo, speaker and author “THEY’RE YOUR PARENTS, TOO! How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents’ Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy” [Illustration by Andrea Orvik]

 

Family Caregiver Alliance

“I’m really worried about the holidays,” Leslie told me. I’ve got everything under control with my Mom and Dad. Then my sisters and their families [...]

National Caregivers Month - 'Resource Reminder'

Family Caregiver Alliance

Caring for a parent, spouse, adult child, partner or friend with a chronic health problem is an every-day affair.  Sometimes boring, sometimes unreasonable, sometimes over-the-top demanding, sometimes rewarding . . . and always on your mind.

Knowledge about a health condition, guidance to providing the best care, and special tips for support and self-care, [...]

New FCA Issue Brief: Family Caregivers and Transitional Care

Family Caregiver Alliance

A new Issue Brief entitled, Family Caregiving and Transitional Care: A Critical Review has been published by the National Center on Caregiving, Family Caregiver Alliance. The paper looks at the five models of hospital to home transitional care programs currently being replicated across the country and how those programs involve family caregivers as [...]

Seniors & Sexuality for Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance

Maria and Charlie have been married for 60 years and remain very much in love. They are no longer able to drive on their own and require the help of their adult daughter to take care of the house when Charlie’s arthritis flares up. Maria and Charlie, near 85-years of age, still enjoy [...]