The skills learned through caregiving are in high demand. Caregivers who take time away from paid work to provide care often face challenges when job seeking. They may worry that potential employers will see gaps on their resume and believe that they are not skilled or motivated enough for a [...]
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Support for Caregivers Experiencing Grief and Loss Grief and loss are common companions to caregiving1. Diverse feelings of grief and loss may be felt by caregivers and their loved ones at various points while enduring a chronic or terminal illness and at end-of-life2. A caregiver may be faced with the functional decline of their [...]
Announcement Trualta has been studying its intervention rigorously since 2018 in partnership with the University of Florida to examine the effects of Trualta’s program with caregivers of people with dementia. Trualta is pleased to announce the publication of this study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports, an international multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal 1,2. Study [...]
Health Literacy is a Growing Challenge Healthy People, an initiative run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation’s health and well-being, has recently launched the fifth iteration of their initiative. This initiative is revised every decade and builds on new knowledge to address the latest public health priorities. [...]
Introduction Life as we know it has been drastically changed over the last year by the Covid-19 pandemic. We have had to socially distance and isolate in order to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. This new reality has put older adults with dementia in a particularly concerning situation. Studies say that while [...]
Introduction On average, Americans with five or more chronic conditions spend 14 times more on health services than people with no chronic conditions¹. Programs focused on self-management and the subsequent reduction of hospitalizations and complications aim to reduce this economic burden². However, we’ve heard from our partners that the healthcare system is under preparing [...]
Introduction This fall, we asked 62 caregivers to complete a survey during their first login after registration. The caregivers were asked about their interests, confidence, living situation, and wellness. However, at Trualta, we recognize that behind these survey responses, there are real caregivers with real stories! So, we also took [...]
A message from Jonathan Davis, Trualta’s founder & CEO, about our recent statewide partnership. This week, our team announced our statewide partnership with Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services and the Greater Wisconsin Area Agency on Aging. We are honored to be able to offer our training program and resources to family caregivers, for free, [...]
Activity & Recreation Support for Families during COVID-19 We recently fielded a caregiving survey to our partners who provide services to more than 14,000 caregivers through 41 organizations. The results of this survey indicated that 63% of the organizations have had caregivers reach out to them about their struggle to find support such as [...]
Covid-19 Caregiver Survey The Covid-19 pandemic has affected individuals, families, and communities in countless ways. Caregivers and their loved ones are among those who have been hardest hit by the pandemic’s impact. However, when trying to understand the unique challenges that families are now facing, we noticed a lack of timely and up-to-date information. [...]