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What We’ve Learned About Supporting Caregivers at a Distance

2020-03-16T12:44:31+00:00

Introduction We’ve heard from our partners that proactive measures are being taken to protect communities from and contain the spread of coronavirus nationwide. Adult day centers are closing, community organizations are limiting or cancelling classes & support groups, and many other services are being impacted. Organizations are forced to adapt to these changing circumstances [...]

What We’ve Learned About Supporting Caregivers at a Distance2020-03-16T12:44:31+00:00

The Research on Respite & Sustainable Caregiving

2020-03-02T02:12:23+00:00

Background: Short-term respite care is one of the most common services offered to family caregivers. Caregivers need respite to tend to their personal needs, relax, and re-energize. Although respite is the most popular social service support provided by our partners, many organizations have shared with us that they are unsure of the long-term benefits [...]

The Research on Respite & Sustainable Caregiving2020-03-02T02:12:23+00:00

Overcoming roadblocks to implementing a family caregiver support program

2020-03-02T02:11:27+00:00

Background: We frequently speak with organizations that implement family caregiver programs, both in the community or at point-of-care, who struggle to drive awareness and adoption. While the programs are designed to meet caregiver needs, earning buy-in from caregivers is never easy. Through these conversations, we’ve identified a few common roadblocks and what organizations can [...]

Overcoming roadblocks to implementing a family caregiver support program2020-03-02T02:11:27+00:00

New Research: Educating families at discharge

2020-02-12T14:03:31+00:00

Over a three-month period in late 2018, we fielded an online survey to clinicians ranging from nurses, to occupational therapist to discharge coordinators. In all, over 60 clinicians answered our questions as we worked to understand how clinicians perceived family caregiver engagement in the discharge or transition of elderly patients. We wanted to strengthen [...]

New Research: Educating families at discharge2020-02-12T14:03:31+00:00