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Acute

I JUST REALIZED I’M A FAMILY CAREGIVER NOW

“I can’t believe this just happened!”

“Since he came back from Iraq, he depends on me.”

“My wife has been diagnosed with MS.”

We CAN help you be resourceful in your new role as a caregiver.

Long Term

I HAVE BEEN A FAMILY CAREGIVER FOR YEARS

“My husband has Parkinson’s and I’m his primary caregiver.”

“Since my wife’s stroke, I handle everything.”

“It’s been 10 years and I don’t know how much longer I can do this.”

We CAN help you manage the many challenges of higher-burden caregiving.

Distance

I LIVE FAR AWAY AND I’M ON THE CAREGIVING TEAM

“How do I know that my parents are OK living alone?”

“Since mom died, I am all dad has.”

“It’s so hard to make things happen for him when I don’t live nearby.”

We CAN help you provide care from afar.

Hospital Bed

I HAVE A JOB AND I’M THE CAREGIVER FOR MY LOVED ONE

“I’m what they call a ‘sandwich generation’ caregiver.”

“I care for my mother with Alzheimer’s in addition to my three children.”

“I can’t stop working so how do I manage?”

We CAN help you be both an employee and a caregiver.

Working Family Caregivers

Should You Tell Your Boss If You're A Family Caregiver?

Having a talk about it can be good for you and your employer. Begin by opening a constructive dialogue with your supervisor. Employers can learn more about why caring for those who care is the right thing to do by visiting WorkingFamilyCaregivers.org.

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Caregiving Help Now

Information and Innovation to
Lighten Your Load

 

10 Tips for Caregivers

Helpful advice for caring for a loved one

Family Caregiver Forum

Share and talk with other caregivers

Rare Disease Caregivers

Caring for those with rare diseases

Alzheimer's Caregivers

Caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease

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