Caregiver News & Research

November 2018

11/30/2018:  Your Voice can help Family Caregivers Across New Jersey (New Jersey 101.5 News 11/30)

                     Peconic Bay Medical Center Cuts the Ribbon on New Caregivers Center (Dan's Papers 11/30)

                     How Faculty Can Help Student Parents [and Caregivers] Succeed (Inside Higher Ed 11/30)

                     Winter Tips for Caregivers (Forbes 11/30)

                     Michigan medical marijuana shops may be able to buy from caregivers (NBC 16 WNDU 11/29)

                     Recognizing home caregivers' need for support, coaching (Our Quad Cities 11/29)

                     Support available for longterm caregivers (Buckrail 11/29)

                     The high price of being an unpaid caregiver (Washington Post 11/29)

11/29/2018:  Most caregivers of people with dementia are family members, and they need help (The Conversation 11/29)

                     EVENT [12/12]: Morning Pointe To Offer Holiday Survival Seminar For Dementia Caregivers (Chattanoogan 11/29)

11/28/2018:  Caregiving for Someone with Memory Loss: What to Know (ABC25 KXXV 11/28)

                     Caregivers for Your Older Loved Ones (NBC WLTZ 11/28)

                     EVENT [11/30]: Support for veterans’ caregivers available Friday in Lewiston (Lewiston Tribune 11/28)

                     Quality of life of caregivers for dialysis recipients poorer than general population (Healio Nephrology 11/28)

                     Paid leave for caregivers of adults with dementia is charting new territory in the workplace (HR Dive 11/28)

                     Caregiver Accused of Abandoning and Stealing from Elderly Patient (NBC CT 11/28)

                     National Family Caregiver Month Highlights Needs of Those Caring for Other’s Daily Needs 🎥 (9&10 News 11/28)

                     Many families crumble over stress of caring for a loved one. Here's how to avoid falling apart. | Opinion 🎥 (Tennessean 11/28)

                     Caring for the Caregivers of Ocean County during Caregiver Month (WOBM 11/27)

                     Sheriff: Caregiver wasn’t changing soiled diapers of disabled teen (NBC 7 KPLC 11/27)

11/27/2018:  Resources for Family Caregivers 🎥 (NBC 4 WTMJ 11/27)

                     Research reveals carers unprepared for end-of-life decisions (Aged Care Guide 11/27)

                     Peconic Bay Medical Center Opens New Caregivers Center In Riverhead (27 East 11/27)

                     New Map Lays Out Military Caregiver Experience, Offers Help (Military.com 11/27)

                     South Dakotans "High Five" family caregivers (KELO Sioux Falls 11/27)

                     ‘What choice do we have?’: the difficult burden of family caregivers (STAT News 11/27)

                     Make Time to Help a Caregiver Out (or Just Say Thanks) (Kiplinger 11/27)

                     Alzheimer's Assn helps 'sandwich generation' caregivers cope with family cognitive impairments (Cleveland Online 11/26)

                     Courage to Caregivers to help people caring for those with mental illness (Cleveland Online 11/26)

                     EVENT [12/12]: Caregiver Support Group to meet Dec. 12 (Vanderbilt Univ 11/26)

                     Gillian Jones: Being a good caregiver means caring for yourself (Berkshire Eagle 11/26)

11/26/2018:  Support of caregivers is vital for Alzheimer’s, dementia patients (Tullahoma Tennessee News 11/25)

                     ‘Caring for Caregivers’ Wednesday (Wellsville Daily Reporter 11/25)

                     BLUE ZONES: Caring for caregivers (Wisconsin Daily Citizen 11/25)

                     Show love, and check-in with the caregivers in your life (Herald-Palladium 11/25)

                     Living with ALS: Giving thanks during National Family Caregivers Month (Communities Digital News 11/25)

                     Health Happenings (Greensboro News & Record 11/25)

                     Mercy Hospital’s training, preparation lauded in wake of shooting incident (Chicago Sun Times 11/25)

11/25/2018:  Stresses for caregiver are overwhelming (Times Columnist 11/25)

                     New centre in Yishun provides free hand massages, aromatherapy to seniors and caregivers (Straits Times 11/25)

                     Joy as community caregivers stipend is increased to R3500 (IOL Zambia 11/25)

                     Officials Encourage Showing Support for Caregivers (WTHI 10 TV 11/24)

                     Growing number of caregivers sacrifice, often end up in burnout (Daily Item 11/24)

                     Live-in caregivers anxious with path to permanent residency up in the air 🎥 (Global News 11/24)

                     Caregivers Corner: Dementia may cause patient to lie to cover up memory loss (Capital Gazette 11/24)

                     Senior Caregiving 101 (Connecticut Magazine 11/23)

                     Spirit of Giving: Longtime caregiver surprised (NBC 6 WDSU 11/23)

11/23/2018:  National Family Caregivers Month: The selfless act of helping others (Shelbyville News 11/23)

                     Officials encourage showing support for caregivers (Lexington Herald Leader 11/23)

                     Letter to the Editor: Family Caregivers are Superheroes (Daily Chronicle 11/23)

                     Caregiving takes a toll: Mentor man living 'in sickness and in health' (Hews-Herald 11/23)

                     Smart Ass Cripple: The Caregiver Cliché (The Progressive 11/23)

                     'Care for the Caregivers' (Maryland Independent 11/22)

                     Half of Utahans 40 and older are or have been caregivers for a loved one, poll says (Deseret News 11/22)

11/22/2018:  Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County thanks its wonderful volunteers 🎥 (Washington County Insider 11/22)

                     Caregiver says it's okay to take it easy during Thanksgiving, holidays (ABC 8 KLKN 11/22)

                     Jann Arden strikes a chord with caregivers (Times Colonist 11/22)

                     Giving Parkinson’s caregivers help (Miami Herald 11/22)

                     Ghana Neglects The Health Of Its Caregivers (News Ghana 11/22)

                     National Home Care and Hospice Month recognizes medical caregivers (Fiddlehead Focus 11/22)

                     Huntsville caregiver arrested for allegedly exploiting elderly patient 🎥 (WAFF 48 News 11/22)

                     International Forum on Care and Caregiving will Inspire and Advance Action for Better Home Care (PR Newswire 11/22)

                     Stories for caregivers bring hope (Tri-City News 11/21)

11/21/2018:  November is National Family Caregiver Month (Stokes News 11/21)

                     Caring for a Loved One and the Challenges You May Face (Legal Examiner 11/21)

                     Memory Matters frontotemporal dementia caregiver support group (Southern Utah Independent 11/21)

                     Importance of planning: Caregiver shares lessons learned during mother’s Alzheimer’s battle (Mohave Valley Daily News 11/21)

                     Pretty in Purple — UK Spreads Awareness for Alzheimer's and Caregivers (Univ of Kentucky News 11/21)

                     VETERANS COLUMN: Caregivers need support, too (Stillwater News Press 11/21)

                     Ask the VA: What steps can caregivers take to take care of themselves? (New Hampshire Union Leader 11/21)

                     Experts: Support is available for caregivers (LIBN Online 11/21)

                     Senior edition: Holiday Caregiving (Register-Herald 11/20)

                     How to Give Caregivers a Break During the Holidays (US News & World Report 11/20))

11/19/2018:  Five tips for long-distance caregivers (Winston-Salem Journal 11/19)

                     Becoming a Caregiver 🎥 (My Wabash Valley 11/18-19)

                     Caregiving 101: Helping Your Loved Ones Through the Holidays 🎥 (CBS 2 WFMY 11/18)

                     Caregiver Receives Home from Habitat for Humanity 🎥 (ABC 36 WTVQ 11/18)

                     Showing Appreciation to Caregivers 🎥 (CBS WCBI 11/18)

                     Financial concerns for caregivers can't be ignored (Enid News & Eagle 11/18)

                     Daybreak Center Officers Respite for Caregivers (Bonner County Daily Bee 11/18)

                     EVENT [12/7]: Community Research Partners: ‘Identifying the Support Needs of Caregiving Employees’ Dec. 7 (My VU 11/18)

                     Pugh to receive Capitol Caregivers award (Edmond Sun 11/18)

                     Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency (CBC 11/18)

11/18/2018:  Caregiver Stress Syndrome: Let's start a conversation about it! (Greensburg Daily News 11/17)

                     Daniel Carey column: Family caregivers must care for themselves as well as loved ones (Richmond Times-Dispatch 11/17)

                     Murray sings for ‘Thank a Caregiver Campaign’ (Wilmington Town Crier 11/17)

                     AARP holds Consumer University for caregivers 🎥 (WBOY 12 Clarksburg 11/16)

                     Poor Caregiver Knowledge Leads to Prolonged Hospital Stays in Pediatric Asthma (MD Magazine 11/16)

                     Local sorority recognizes caregivers (ABC/CBS 7 WBBJ 11/16)

                     UT Relay for life raising money for cancer patients and their caregivers (CBS 11 WTOL 11/16)

                     Caregiver Found Guilty in Deadly Push of Elderly Woman in Oceanside (NBC 7 San Diego 11/16)

                     Campbell Pens Book Giving Hope To Family Caregivers (Afro 11/16)

                     The orientation and disorientation of caregivers (Christian Post 11/2018)

11/16/2018:  Crucial for health system, many caregivers are struggling financially and emotionally, report says 🎥s (CBC 11/15)

                     Caregivers Conference Held in Scranton 🎥 (ABC 16 WNEP 11/15)

                     Want to keep your talent? Providing caregiving benefits can be a winning strategy (Employee Benefit Adviser 11/15)

                     More Family Engagement, Support Needed for Family Caregivers (Patient Management Hit 11/15)

                     Employers increasingly accommodating family caregivers: report (McKnight's Senior Living 11/14)

                     AARP Helping Family Caregivers 🎥 (ABC News WFTS 11/14)

                     In-depth: Parents asking caregivers to sign contracts limiting screen time (KRON 4 News 11/14)

                     EVENT [11/28]: Visiting Nurse Home Care & Hospice plans caregiver expo (Conway Daily Sun 11/14)

                     Lauren’s List: Tips For Caring For Caregivers 🎥 (CBS 4 Miami 11/14)

                     New volunteer care specialists give ‘care-free’ respite to 24/7 caregivers (The Union 11/14)

11/13/2018:  Alzheimer's Association conference provides support and resources to new caregivers 🎥 (Local DVM 11/13)

                     Powerful Tips from Experienced Pancreatic Cancer Caregivers (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 11/13)

                     Time to Start a #MeToo Movement Among Caregivers (Parade 11/13)

                     For Caregivers Appreciation Month, Give a Gift from Your Heart (ALS News Today 11/13)

                     Senior Living: Finding peace of mind as a family caregiver (Daily Breeze 11/12)

                     10 Ways To Ease Financial, Emotional Stress For Long-Distance Family Caregivers (Forbes 11/12)

                     Here's what you need to know if you're a caregiver to someone who's Medicare eligible (Omaha Online 11/12)

                     'Give Back to the Giver' week honors hospice and palliative caregivers (KATU 2 News 11/12)

                     Embracing Carers Expanding Global Reach to Brazil, Possibly China (Multiple Sclerosis Today 11/12)

                     Genworth's Beyond Dollars Study 2018: Caregivers Getting Younger; Stress, Mental Health Issues Continue (PR Newswire 11/12)

11/11/2018:  Alzheimer’s’ Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month (Gettysburg Times 11/12)

                     The stress of caregiving (Republican American 11/11)

                     Caregivers face special challenges (Winston-Salem Journal 11/11)

                     Susan Crosby: A different view on caregiving (Lodi News-Sentinel 11/11)

                     EVENT [11/13]: Dementia Caregiver Support Group (Vermillion Plain Talk 11/11)

                     Homewatch CareGivers celebrate Veterans Day 🎥 (Fox 10 Phoenix 11/11)

                     Learning lab established to support family caregivers 🎥 (Rocket City Now 11/11)

                     Guest: Dole Foundation, Stockton offer support for military caregivers (Record Net 11/10)

                     Memory Cafe supports dementia patients and their caregivers (Las Vegas Review-Journal 11/10)

11/10/2018:  Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates (Bemidji Pioneer 11/10)

                     Servicemen with ALS share bond thanks to VA Clinic caregivers 🎥 (Fox 2 St. Louis 11/9)

                     Caregiver Believes Patient Being Billed Unfairly for Utilities 🎥 (ABC 5 KRGV 11/9)

                     EVENT [11/17]: Seats available for Lompoc Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon (Lompoc Record 11/9)

                     November celebrates the supporters during National Family Caregivers Month (Austin Daily Herald 11/9)

                     Affidavit: Caregiver sexually assaulted by client (Waco Tribune-Herald 11/9)

11/09/2018:  The Aging Caregiver (National Pain Report 11/9)

                     Special-needs caregivers learn how to spot, treat dementia (WhyY 11/9)

                     5 Real Caregivers Share How They Overcome Their Biggest Challenges (Parade 11/9)

                     Caring for the Caregivers (Cure 11/9)

                     Caregivers Urged To Prepare What To Say To A Boss Or A Potential Employer (Forbes 11/9)

                     The Personal Sacrifices Family Caregivers Make for Their Loved Ones (Next Avenue 11/8)

                     November Is National Caregiver Month (Southside Messenger 11/8)

                     Caregivers get lesson in self-care (Fox 31 WFXL 11/8)

                     Caregivers Report Sacrificing Dental Care More Than Other Health Needs (PEW 11/8)

11/08/2018:  National Expert: Caregivers Need to Care for Themselves Too (NC Health News 11/8)

                     Oliver: Caregiving proves to be challenging labor of love (Northwest Herald 11/8)

                     The Purple Sherpa: A Support Network and Resource For Caregivers (Legal Examiner 11/7)

                     EVENT [11/10-11]: Two-day event promises useful tips for caregivers of the elderly (Star 2 Online 11/7)

                     Caring for Alzheimer’s caregivers (Columbia Daily Tribune 11/7)

                     McCray: Caring for caregivers (The Whit Online 11/7)

                     Supporting Caregivers 🔊 (NPR WKNO/WKNP 11/7) 

                     Caregivers charged with eldercare fraud scheme (ABC 9 KGUN 11/7)

                     Conference offers tools, support for caregivers (RecordNet 11/7)

                     Caregiver Accused of Kidnapping Disabled Woman, Collecting Benefits 🎥 (NBC 7 San Diego 11/7)

                     EMD Serono and American Cancer Society Collaborate to Support Needs of Cancer Caregivers (PR Newswire 11/7)

11/07/2018:  No articles today.

11/06/2018:  NZ could soon be short of up to 1000 aged care nurses (Radio NZ 11/7)

                     Embracing Carers™ expands support for caregivers worldwide (PR Newswire 11/7)

                     Largely unrecognized role of youth caregivers illuminated in new study (Science Daily / Univ of Miami Sch of Med 11/6)

                     EVENT [11/14]: Professionals and caregivers to attend Delaware Dementia Conference Nov. 14 (Cape Gazette 11/6)

                     Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving hosts annual summit in Americus (Albany Herald 11/6)

                     EVENT [11/15]: Evening of food and music for seniors, caregivers Nov. 15 (Rome Sentinel 11/6)

                     Caregiver shortage: 'We just can't find NZers to do the roles' (Radio NZ 11/6)

                     Atlanta’s SimpleC Offers Virtual Caregiver for an Aging Population (Atlanta Inno 11/6)

                     VA providing support for caregivers (The Observer 11/5)

11/05/2018:  More caregivers lean on state training as they aid the elderly (Portland Tribune 11/5)

                     The Caregiver: Healthcare, Wage Gap Issues Hit Close To Home For Sharon Burney (WUFT 5 News 11/5)

                     EVENTS [11/7, 14, 18]: Dalton: Dementia education series for caregivers (Berkshire Eagle 11/5)

                     Kupuna Caregiver: Man sacrifices professional bowling dream for the love of his life 🎥 (KHON 2 News 11/5)

                     EVENTS [11/12-12/17]: Monday Training Offered For Caregivers (Bourne Enterprise 11/5)

                     Financial Stress of Caregiving 🎥 (Fox 8 News 11/5)

                     Alzheimer's awareness: What it's like to be a caregiver and how to get support 🎥 (Today 11/1)

                     Looking out for ­caregivers in Austin (Sherbrooke Record 11/4)

                     How to Save Your Marriage After Becoming Your Husband's Caregiver (Third Age 11/2018)

                     Aging Societies Need Many Happy Caregivers (Wall Street Journal 11/4)

11/04/2018:  Caregiving 101: What to Do If You Need to Hire a Caregiver 🎥 (CBS 2 WFNY 11/4)

                     Their Voice: Caregiving around the clock (Daily Herald 11/4)

                     Continue to combat Alzheimer’s (News-Enterprise 11/4)

                     Most children cannot tell real guns from toy guns (Healio 11/4)

                     Questions on dementia and how to care for those who have it (Herald-Palladium 11/4)

                     Are You a Family Caregiver? There is Help, Hope and Support for you.. 🎥 🔊 (iRobot 11/3)

                     EVENT [11/6]: Caregivers Workshop on tap Tuesday (Orillia Matters 11/3)

                     EVENTS [11/6, 12/4]: Lunch & Learn offers classes Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 (Michigan City News-Dispatch 11/3)

11/03/2018:  MerckManuals.com Offers Resources for Family Caregivers (Home Care Magazine 11/5)

                     Trained Caregivers Increase 30 Percent In Oregon: Report (Across Oregon Patch 11/3)

                     Senior advocate: Gifts to caregivers (Monterey Herald 11/3)

                     Caregiver dealing with guilt-tripping co-workers (West Central Tribune 11/3)

                     Helping caregivers help themselves (Palo Alto Online 11/2)

                     What Millennials Really Want To Know About Caregiving For Their Parents (Forbes 11/2)

                     Friday Fix: 5 Self-Care Tips for Pancreatic Cancer Caregivers (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 11/2)

                     My son, my caregiver (Long Island Herald 11/2)

                     Parkinson’s Foundation to Host, Broadcast Summit for Caregivers in English, Spanish (Parkinson's News Today 11/2)

11/02/2018:  African-American caregivers report better mental health outcomes than white caregivers (EurekAlert / AACR 11/2)

                     The caregiver’s dance (Southwest Journal 11/1-2)

                     5 Ways to Find a Healthy Balance as a Family Caregiver (Parade 11/1)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Seminar to address causes, ways of dealing with caregiver fatigue (Univ of Notre Dame 11/1)

                     Holly Robinson Peete Gets Real About Caregiving (Parade 11/1)

                     National Caregiver Week: a time to thank those who care for others 

                     Alzheimer's awareness: What it's like to be a caregiver and how to get support 🎥 (Today 11/1)

                     November considered Family Caregivers Month in Wisconsin 🎥 (ABC 27 WKOW 11/1)

11/01/2018:  EVENT [11/1]: Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Free Bilingual Caregiver Summit Live & Online (PR Newswire 11/1)

                     New Caregiver Book by Peter Rosenberger Shows How to Avoid Caregiver Landmines (PR Newswire 11/1)

                     National Caregiver Month 2018 (KHON 2 News 10/31)

                     Alzheimer's Hidden Toll on the Caregivers (101.5 New Jersey 10/31)

                     Collaboration Formed to Further MS Education, and to Help MS Caregivers (Multiple Sclereosis News Today 10/31)

                     Join Mattie Miracle and Donate Your Leftover Halloween Candy to Caregivers in Local Hospitals (The Zebra 10/31)

                     Lawmakers creating registry to track caregivers who abuse seniors 🎥 (News 22 WWLP 10/31)

                     Virginia Caregivers Can Apply for up to $400 Reimbursement for Respite (NBC 29 WVIR 10/31)

                     Shoreview group home caregiver sexually abused vulnerable resident, charges say (Star-Tribune 10/31)

                     Caregiver arrested in death of boy, 4, she reported missing (Fox 2 News 10/31)

                     Registry sought to guard against abuse by caregivers (Lowell Sun 10/31)

                     100+ Women Who Care aid victims of Parkinson’s Disease (Ahwatukee Foothills News 10/30)

                     Danville woman looking to provide some care for Westville caregivers (News-Gazette 10/30)

                     Police: More seniors ripped off by their own caregivers 🎥 (WSOC 9 News 10/30)

                     EVENT [11/14]: Caregiver Support Group to meet Nov. 14 (Vanderbilt Univ 10/30)

                     EVENT [11/2]: Special Event for Caregivers Set for Friday (Sheridan Media 10/30)

                     Kristi Horner- Courage to Caregivers 10.30.18 🎥 (NBC 3 WKYC 10/30)

                     Report outlines priorities to improve the lives of cancer survivors and caregivers (EurekAlert / American Cancer Society 10/30)

                     EVENTS [11/3, 11, 18]: Grateful Crane to Present Free Concerts for Nikkei Caregivers (Rafu Shimpo 10/29)

                     EVENT [11/7]: Free program on self-care for caregivers (Hoopeston Chronicle 10/29)

                     EVENT [11/30]: For Caregivers: Senior Resource Fair and Dementia Care Workshop (Univ of Kentucky 10/29)