Tag Archives: Caregiver

The Cost of Caregiving

The following was posted on the ElderCare Listserv by Lori Strom, MPA, CHRS;  Michigan State University;  Family Resource Center Coordinator.    She calls attention to a PDF document linked here: http://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/mmi/publications/studies/2011/mmi-caregiving-costs-working-caregivers.pdf    entitled The MetLife Study of Caregiving Costs to Working Caregivers … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Unsure About Providing Care for Their Parent

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/mHGaTm “By Paul McMullen PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Monday, June 20, 2011 Baby boomers likely will become caregivers for their parents, but many are unsure how exactly to provide that care, according to a … Continue reading

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VA Caregiver Support to Post 9-11 Vets

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.caregiver.va.gov/ The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers assistance to caregivers. Caregivers provide a valuable service for Veterans and are “partners” with VA in providing excellent health care. Caregivers allow Veterans to … Continue reading

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Share the Care

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://sharethecare.org/ How to organize a group to care for someone who is seriously ill Since it was first originated in 1995, Share The Care™ has been welcomed by individuals, communities, parishes and … Continue reading

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Resources for Patients

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Helping Patients Understand Their Medical Treatment http://bit.ly/i52SZS By Sandra G. Boodman March 1,  2011 “Kaiser Health News in collaboration with The Washington Post An elderly woman sent home from the hospital develops … Continue reading

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