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Are you a family caregiver?

Take this simple survey to answer that question...

Are you a spouse, adult child, other relative or friend who helps, cares for or is concerned about an older adult?

If you answered yes, then consider yourself a caregiver.

And because of family caregiving duties, you may be stressed out, feeling guilty or concerned about how you are going to handle future caregiving needs.

You are not alone and taking care of yourself is ultimately important so that you can continue to assist your relative or friend.

Information helps caregivers define their personal and older adult concerns.  Informed caregivers can make better choices for themselves and older adults they care about.

Below you will find articles of interest:

Tips and Support for Family Caregivers

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/caregiving/caregiving-support-and-help.htm

 

Caregiving From a Long Distance - How Can it Work?

http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center/info-09-2010/pc_tips_for_long_distance_caregiver.html

 

Tips for Caregivers: Coping With Stress and Anxiety

  http://www.caregiver.com/articles/caregiver/tips_for_caregivers.htm

 

11 Ways to Stop Caregiver-Related Depression

http://m.agingcare.com/Articles/caregiver-depression-support-142556.htm

 

Caregivers Need Support of Others

  http://www.parentyourparents.com/pyp_article/caregivers-need-support-of-others/

 

Caregiving Our Parents

http://www.chabad.org/theJewishWoman/article_cdo/aid/584659/jewish/Caregiving-Our-Parents.htm

 

Respite Care: A Break for the Caregiver

http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center/info-08-2010/pc-respite-care-a-break-for-the-caregiver.html

 

HELPFUL WEBSITE RESOURCES

Senior Citizens Guide for Cleveland: http://www.seniorcitizensguide.com/cleveland/index.htm

 

Cuyahoga County Department of Seniors & Adult Services: http://dsas.cuyahogacounty.us/

 

Western Reserve Area on Aging: http://www.psa10a.org/

 

Fairhill Partners: http://fairhillpartners.org/

 

 

 

 

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