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Category: Family Caregivers
‘We’re all Covid survivors’: Help for those headed back to school, work
As the pandemic raised stress and anxiety, a program offers mental health counseling.
Just Ask Talk Show: Universal Dementia Caregivers
Paula Duren talks about her caregiver program that helps prepare family members for early signs of dementia. Duren’s book is based on her own experiences caring for her aging parents and the tools she developed to help her through the difficult process.
Eldercare coordination settles family feuds
A new method of conflict resolution called eldercaring coordination is coming to Michigan – and the method has been highly effective in other states when family conflict takes center stage and caregiving suffers.
When to take the keys away? Driver evaluation takes burden off caregivers to decide
This program shares tips to spot driving red flags and helps lead conversations with loved ones about their skills.
Michigan confronts toll of isolation on homebound seniors
The need to build bridges to these isolated seniors has never been more critical.
People with dementia can get these pets for free — and you don’t have to feed them
“It’s almost like having a real cat,” one person’s spouse said. “She loves that thing.”
More youths are becoming home caregivers. Experts say they need more help and support
About 5.4 million young people in the U.S. are caring for someone in their home, a number that researchers believe is greatly underestimated.
VIDEO: Detroit program provides caregiver support through respite care
DPTV’s One Detroit teams up with Urban Aging News for this special report on respite care.
Detroit center emphasizes wellness for caregivers as Latino population, funding needs rise
LA SED Senior Center has been a safe space for elderly Latinos to socialize, converse in Spanish, receive particularized services, take English classes and stay connected to the community for over 50 years.