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How Emerging Technologies Can Help Caregiving Families

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Dementia: Is this Dementia and What Does it Mean?

Introduction

What does it mean when someone is said to have dementia? For some people, the word conjures up scary images of “crazy” behavior and loss of control. In fact, the word dementia describes a group of symptoms that includes short-term memory loss, confusion, the inability to problem-solve, the inability to complete multi-step activities such as preparing a meal or balancing a checkbook, and, sometimes, personality changes or unusual behavior.

Link2care FAQ

How does the support group work?

The Link2care support group is an email based discussion group. Subscribing adds your email address to the group list. When you send email messages or "posts" to this list, your message is forwarded to the entire group. You can choose to receive either individual posts, which the listserver sends out immediately, or digests, which are a compilation of the day's posts.

 

LGBT Community Support FAQ

How does the support group work?

The LGBT Community Support: Caregiving for our Families and Friends support group is an email based discussion group. Subscribing adds your email address to the group list. When you send email messages or "posts" to this list, your message is forwarded to the entire group. You can choose to receive either individual posts, which the listserver sends out immediately, or digests, which are a compilation of the day's posts.

Caregiver-online FAQ

How does the support group work?

The Caregiver-online support group is an email based discussion group. Subscribing adds your email address to the group list. When you send email messages or "posts" to this list, your message is forwarded to the entire group. You can choose to receive either individual posts, which the listserver sends out immediately, or digests, which are a compilation of the day's posts.

 

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Caregiver
Webinars

Family Caregiver webinars are for family members, partners, and friends caring for a loved one living with a chronic or disabling health condition. Caregiver Webinars follow by year.

Caregiver Statistics: Demographics

[NOTE: This FCA Fact Sheet is the first in a three-part series replacing the previously published Selected Caregiver Statistics. The other two—to be published spring 2016—are Caregiver Statistics: Work and Caregiving and Caregiver Statistics: Health, Technology, and Caregiving Resources. Each will be periodically updated as new information becomes available.]

National Competition Recognizes Outstanding Programs Helping Alzheimer's Families and Caregivers

Winning programs awarded $20,000 each from Family Caregiver Alliance and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four remarkable nonprofit programs that address the needs of caregivers for people with Alzheimer's disease have won the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The winning programs, selected in a national competition, will each receive $20,000.

Gilbert Awards Scrapbook

Click the image or here to view the online scrapbook with stories, photos, and videos of previous Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards winners.

Winners announced in the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. Four remarkable nonprofit programs that address the needs of caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s disease won in three categories: Creative Expression, Policy and Advocacy, and Diverse/Multicultural Communities.

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