Tag Archives: caregiving

Family Caregiver Grief: Coping with the loss of your loved one/care receiver

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, about 43.5 million caregivers provide unpaid care to an adult or child in the US every year. Being a primary caregiver to a family member or spouse can be extremely time consuming, and … Continue reading

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Taking Care of the Caregivers

In honor of National Family Caregiver Month we take a quick look at some of the current research in caregiving happening in the NIDILRR grantee community and resources for family caregivers to tap into for support. Continue reading

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Quick Looks: Research Supporting Family Caregivers

For National Family Caregivers Month, we take a quick look at some of the NIDILRR-funded research and development projects and other Federal programs supporting caregivers Continue reading

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For Valentine’s Day, It’s All About Relationships

This Valentine’s Day, we look at research and resources to foster strong, supportive relationships between friends, couples, and families. Continue reading

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Take Care of Yourself for the Holidays

In this season of giving, give yourself the gift of self-care. Continue reading

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Connecting Caregivers to Community

This is National Family Caregivers Month, an opportunity to recognize the dedication of individuals who provide care to someone they love, from parents caring for children with disabilities to adult children caring for their parents or grandparents. According to the … Continue reading

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For Families, Caregiving Happens Around the Clock

November is National Family Caregivers Month, recognizing the 43.5 million Americans who provide unpaid care to an adult or child every year. Family caregivers can include parents, siblings, adult children, and other family members who support loved ones with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for November 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Thank You, Caregivers!

This week, more than ever, we are thankful for the men and women who support loved ones with disabilities. More than 43.5 million people provide care to an adult or child in the US, according to the National Alliance for … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11

Caregiving: Living with the parents I’m losing to Alzheimer’s (The New York Times) In 2010, after several disturbing phone calls from and about her aging parents, Elizabeth Wolf moved back from Vermont to her parents’ home in New Jersey. She … Continue reading

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