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Activity & Recreation Support for Families during COVID-19


  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 [...]

Activity & Recreation Support for Families during COVID-192020-09-17T14:12:24+00:00

Covid-19 Caregiver Survey


  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. [...]

Covid-19 Caregiver Survey2020-09-24T15:00:54+00:00

Research Report: Skills & Self-Efficacy for Family Caregivers


Introduction The underlying aim of any caregiving intervention is to bring about a meaningful change. The most tried and true method of doing so is fostering caregiving self-efficacy, one’s personal self-confidence regarding their ability to perform a specific caregiving behavior1-3. Researchers have established that interventions which provide caregivers with important skills and tools can [...]

Research Report: Skills & Self-Efficacy for Family Caregivers2020-08-04T22:58:07+00:00

Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren


Introduction The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) provides grants to fund supports that help family and informal caregivers care for their loved ones at home. In addition to caring for older adults, the NFCSP recognizes that there are approximately 2.6 million children being raised by their grandparents or other relatives1. As such, older [...]

Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren2020-06-02T19:26:03+00:00

How Family Caregivers Improve Patient Outcomes


Introduction From the moment they begin their professional training, healthcare practitioners are made aware of the importance of patient-centered care. Practitioners are taught that when they involve patients in healthcare discussions and take their values, needs, and desires into account when making decisions, they can achieve better health outcomes1,2 . While this is undoubtedly [...]

How Family Caregivers Improve Patient Outcomes2020-05-29T16:24:14+00:00