Tag Archives: caregiving

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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Translating Evidence-Based Practices to Community Settings for People Aging with Disabilities and their Caregivers

Please join the Administration for Community Living for a webinar, “Translating Evidence-Based Practices to Community Settings for People Aging with Disabilities and their Caregivers: Gaps and Opportunities” on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016: 1:00 to 2:30pm (ET). Meeting agenda: Introductory remarks from … Continue reading

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Family Support: Get Involved in the Dialogue!

Last March, the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Family Support at the University of Illinois in Chicago (H133B140046) and the Easter Seals gave the Disability Community the opportunity to be a part of a dialogue in English … Continue reading

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Podcast 9 in ENACT Podcast Series “Active Living with Arthritis” is now available!

The NIDRR-funded RRTC on ENhancing ACTivity and Participation for Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) has released the ninth podcast in the “Active Living with Arthritis” series.  This series provides evidence-based information to assist people living with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions … Continue reading

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Evidence-based Alzheimer Interventions – Conference Call

Join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Administration on Aging and with the support of MetLife, for the release of Translating Innovation to Impact, a new white paper outlining research into evidence-based interventions to help people with … Continue reading

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A great resource for those caring for people with Alzheimer’s Disease

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has rolled out a new website dedicated to the people caring and helping people with Alzheimer’s disease. The website, alzheimers.gov, contains resources for caregivers that include treatment options, planning and paying for … Continue reading

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What is the extent to which caregiver interventions are adapted to deal with ethnic differences?

“Developing culturally sensitive dementia caregiver interventions: are we there yet?” by A.M. Napoles, et al. discusses that it is unknown to what extent caregiver interventions are adapted to deal with ethnic differences. This article, published in the American Journal of … Continue reading

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