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Los jóvenes que cuidan de otros necesitan más apoyo. Hay una aplicación para ello.
Este artículo forma parte de Overloaded and (Often) Unpaid, un proyecto conjunto de periodismo de soluciones sobre cuidados y bienestar mental entre la Southwest Michigan Journalism Collaborative y la New York y Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, una asociación de medios de comunicación y organizaciones comunitarias dedicadas a informar de forma rigurosa y convincente sobre respuestas satisfactorias a […]
Caregiving and mental health: ‘Burnout in every sense of the word’
‘You’re coping with all of these in-the-moment things but you also know you’re losing your person. That never leaves your mind.’
Young caregivers need more support. There’s an app for that.
In a New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative survey of caregivers under 30, 53% said caregiving had taken a toll on their health.
Shock to the system: a non-drug approach to help with anxiety
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation, or CES, uses low-voltage electrical current to tweak the circuitry in the brain, helping to lift mood and reclaim focus.
Working class, people of color face greatest challenges in caregiving
Caregivers of color and of modest means have the greatest challenges of all caregivers in Buffalo-Niagara, Detroit and Rochester, a new survey shows.
Michigan’s most vulnerable rescued by kinship caregivers
A growing group is caring for extended family, friends of family, and people they didn’t birth.
Military veteran caregivers finally getting praise for tireless work
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recognized November as Veteran Caregivers Month and called those who care for veterans “hidden heroes.”
NY officials say work is underway to make the aging boom manageable
A state Master Plan for Aging is meant to foster collaboration and innovation to support the well-being of older residents and their loved ones.
LISTEN: Why caregivers in Michigan are struggling as population ages
Detroit News reporters Sarah Rahal and Hayley Harding tell Detroit’s NPR station why Michigan caregivers are reaching a breaking point.