Providers of support for family and frontline caregivers, Caregiver Support Services, releases a report – Caregiver Wellness and the Honor in Caregivers Asking for Help ®Research Report 2020 detailing the challenges faced by caregivers December 8, 2020 — Caregiver Support Services, an industry leader in the field of caregiving, recently published a report about caregivers –…

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  We have picked up on a few trends that seem to be rapidly changing the way long-term care organizations approach their services. The following are some of the newest trends in family caregiving and how you can adapt to them. Please check out our new video.  

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November is National Family Caregiver’s Month. We hope that you take a moment to honor caregivers! “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” —Rosalynn Carter, 39th First Lady of the United…

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Grief is an emotion that is not exclusively associated with losing someone you love. In fact, you may find that you experience grief when you change jobs, (i.e. retirement or being fired) or when there is a significant change in you or your loved one’s physical or mental health. For caregiver Donna O’Donnell Figurski, grief…

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Amber Snyder

    Who are Linchpin Caregivers? Amber Snyder is a Linchpin Caregiver (a caregiver who is doing double duty i.e., working in the healthcare field as a nursing assistant, home care aide, personal assistant, or volunteer, while who also caring for a family member or friend). Amber works full-time as a nursing assistant in long-term…

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Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy is known for her strength in the face of adversity, but few recognize that she was also a family caregiver. Rose’s first notable experience as a caregiver began when her daughter Rosemary Kennedy was diagnosed with an undetermined mental disability. Her next experience was years later, when her husband Joe Sr. suffered…

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Your Physical Well-being as a caregiver is vitally important!  To help family and professional caregivers manage caregiving responsibilities with their own health and well-being, Caregiver Support Services is hosting a webinar with EveryBody Fitness, on August 24th where Dr. McNealus will discuss the importance of encouraging those you care for to participate in an exercise…

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Last week, Mrs. Lydia, the great-grandmother of a close family friend, fell and broke her hip. Few injuries are more emotionally distressing and physically painful than muscle strains and broken bones. Even for a chronologically young and active person, recovering from a fall can take a great deal of time. For an elderly person like…

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