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New Approaches to Dementia Caregiving Bring Results

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community. 
 
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It Takes a Village: Extra Support Helps Dementia Caregivers Thrive

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community.

12 Remote-Delivery Programs for Organizations That Support Dementia Caregivers

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, friend and family caregivers of those living with dementia are navigating new challenges and stressors. Even as they continue managing their usual care-related responsibilities, many now receive less assistance from others, have access to fewer services, and in some cases must care for and supervise other dependent family members who must remain at home.

In Their Own Words: How One Program Changed the Lives of Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community.

Scaling Services to Meet the New Demands of a Changing Family Caregiver Demographic

California is set to see a rapid increase in older adults over the next decade when 20 percent of the population will be over age 65. This population – and their family caregivers - will be more diverse than at any other time in the state’s history. The estimated 4.5 million unpaid family members are the largest long-term workforce caring for older and disabled adults. California needs to expand support to family caregivers so adults needing assistance can remain in the community and family caregivers can get the services they need to work, care and thrive.

Spotlight on Millennial Caregivers with Nihal Satyadev

A special spotlight on millennial caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month. 


The subject of caregiving affects the lives of young people and millennials more than you may think. In fact, the Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 report, conducted by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, found that 1 in 4 caregivers are Millennials.


Caregiving Up Close: Yasmin

The third in a series of three caregiver portraits
in honor of FCA’s 40th Anniversary


“… When I can muster enough energy, while listening to music from her era we sing, dance a little, and I frequently ask her questions that elicit memories of her past. It is elating to hear her recall them, often with a smile.”

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