The 44-Hour Workweek

The 44-Hour Workweek
Laura Vanderkam and I are in the same business, but I suspect she would have had a very different experience writing this review. If I were more like her, I probably wouldn't have just spent the past 20 minutes starting to make a batch of cookies even …
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Caregiver Coach Program works so well it gets another 0K for 2 years
Just ask Amy Brezinka, whose Caregiver Coach Program at the La Crosse County Aging Unit is receiving its second $ 100,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies Inc. in Milwaukee. Previously known as the Helen Bader Foundation, the nonprofit also had …
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Caregiver invents devices to help move those with limited mobility
When her husband, Donald, developed Parkinson's disease, she was his caregiver. Faced with finding a way to move him around by herself in his wheelchair and in bed, Mrs. Shiffert developed what she calls Care Give-R-Lift products. One is the Bed Sled, …
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Faith in Focus: Raleigh church hosts 'Ask a Doctor' workshop for caregivers

Faith in Focus: Raleigh church hosts 'Ask a Doctor' workshop for caregivers
The church is presenting a caregivers workshop called “Ask a Doctor ” at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11. Medical professionals will be on hand to answer questions, provide information and lead a discussion, in a setting that will also include fellowship and …
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Caregivers Corner: Putting yourself in the mindset of those with dementia
Dear Mary, You recently offered the Virtual Dementia Tour at my church. Although I take care of my mother who has Alzheimer's disease, I didn't participate because I live with this 24/7 and I feel like I know all about it. Some of my friends who …

PHYSICIAN FOCUS: The other side of Alzheimer's: Caregivers and families

PHYSICIAN FOCUS: The other side of Alzheimer's: Caregivers and families
Alzheimer's disease is a cruel affliction, robbing individuals of memory, motor activity and the ability to plan and organize. Children, families and friends can become strangers; a cherished home containing a lifetime of memories can turn into an odd, …
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Area STARS Program Provides Community for Seniors and Respite for Their Caregivers
Caregivers can arrange to bring their senior to the STARS program up to five hours a day, five days a week, for a fee. The seniors get time with other seniors, along with the opportunity to participate in games, sing-a-longs, pet therapy, crafts, and …
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Daughter sues caregiver agency over dad's death
A woman is suing a Napa agency that cares for the elderly, alleging her father died after he was injured in a fall when an unlicensed caregiver left him unattended, according to a complaint filed in Napa County Superior Court. Rebecca Koreneff of …
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Soldierettes: Support group forms for caregivers of veterans

Soldierettes: Support group forms for caregivers of veterans
Delora Moulton sits with her husband, Steven, a wounded veteran, at their home Tuesday in Hudson Falls. Delora started a nonprofit, called Soldierettes, to support other caregivers after federal funds she received to care for her husband were cut.
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College educator starts Fanwood business to help with caregiving issues
A new Fanwood business, Distant Daughter, provides product reviews of new and existing technologies meant to assist with remote caregiving. “Whether caring for an aging parent or an ill or disabled family member, Distant Daughter's reviews provide …

Dorothy Poindexter, caregiver and volunteer, dies at 61

Dorothy Poindexter, caregiver and volunteer, dies at 61
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Native Staten Islander Dorothy Ann Poindexter, 61, of Castleton Corners, a retired health care worker who was devout in her faith, died Tuesday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Born and raised in Mariners …

AP-NORC Poll: Many Californians unaware of caregiver program
McCormack gets paid $ 11 an hour through the In-Home Supportive Services Program, which pays family members and other caregivers to help about 467,000 enrollees with such things as housecleaning, bathing, grocery shopping and laundry so they can …
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Latest Caregiver News

Preparing to Let Go — Caring for Mom: Day 0 — One Alzheimer's Caregiver's
Andrea and Abigail Tomorrow I will take over caring for my 82-year-old mother who is challenged by stiff, achy joints, severely limited vision and an unreliable memory. She's not always sure where she is, what year it is, or that the conversations on …
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What Should I Know About "Financial Caregiving"?
Today we are going to pivot from estate planning and consider caregiving for senior loved ones. Specifically, what you need to know about the helping with their finances, to include a helpful online resource. Yes, while the focus of caregiving tends to …

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Book Review: The Accidental Caregiver by Gregor Collins
Are you yearning for an astounding story written with a passionate voice to take you away from your troubles? Look no further than The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved, and Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann by Gregor Collins.
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LG GizmoPal (Verizon Wireless)
Other kid-trackers have the same issue. "It would be useless in a maze," my daughter said. So you call her, or she calls you. Fitting with the simple theme, the GizmoPal can only call two numbers: press once to call caregiver 1, press twice to call …
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A Caregiver's Guide to Staying Sane
I have been caregiving for nearly 35 years, the past six at a very intensive level. During that time I've worked full time; traveled a great deal; written two books; maintained a long-distance relationship; managed multiple moves and properties; dealt …
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Porter hospital clarifies 'caregiver' job cuts
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Regional Hospital has clarified the types of jobs eliminated late last week after some objected to the initial claim that no bedside nursing or caregiving positions were lost. "Porter's staff reductions were primarily …

Caregiver charged with assault and willful abuse of an adult

Caregiver charged with assault and willful abuse of an adult
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee(WDEF) — A Chattanooga caregiver is facing two charges after being accused of assault and violating the Tennessee Adult Protection Act. Brenda Hogan, 56, of Chattanooga was cited for misdemeanor assault and willful abuse, …
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Caregiver Support Group to meet
Iowa City Hospice and Pathways Adult Day Health Center offer a support group for caregivers that is open and free to all community members who are at any point in their caregiving journey. The group meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 19 at Johnson …
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Geer Village offers free caregiver series
CANAAN >> A special series of programs created for caregivers will be offered by Geer Adult Day Center. Four programs be will facilitated by Janet Siladi, RN, MBA, MS, doctorate program; and Nancy Ongley, RN. Each program will include lunch, musical …
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Caregiver has history of "borrowing" client's meds: Moreland Hills police blotter
Burglary, theft from building; Stonehill Lane: A Chardon man, 50, who serves as a caregiver in the home of a local woman, 82, reported July 25 that he had arrived to fill her $ 800 electronic pill dispenser and found it missing. In addition, the …