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Caregiving – A Public Health Issue

So, let’s level set: What is a “caregiver?” For this article, we mean someone who provides continuing assistance to a parent, partner, or child and is unpaid for that help.

Bringing Attention to Young Adult Caregivers

By Barb Furst, MA, LICDC, CEAP, LSW, Account Manager, AllOne Health When we think of today’s caregiver, some characteristics come to mind – a middle-aged female caring for an elderly parent or parent-in-law. We don’t normally expect the caregiver to be a young adult student, caring for an ill, aging, or disabled family member or…

Tips to Promote Caregiver Wellness

By Danielle Terpstra, MS, EP-C, Wellness Consultant, AllOne Health  Caregiving provides an important source of emotional and physical support and companionship for care recipients. It can also be incredibly fulfilling. But at the same time, the pressure of caring for another person often presents difficult experiences for the caregiver. Time constraints and burnout often result…

Empowering Our Caregivers

By Kate Scheirman, MSW, LSW, Patient Health Advocate, and Lisa Bolt, AllOne Health “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.”          —Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Only when we first…
March 2023 – Insights Newsletter