National Adult Day Services Week in September is much more than a yearly celebration of this important resource for older adults and adults with memory loss or chronic health conditions. The week… Read more »
Mary Henderson is a caregiver for her wife, who has mild cognitive impairment due to Lewy body dementia. For support, understanding and resources, Mary attends two support groups. In one group, which… Read more »
More than one in six Americans working full-time or part-time are also providing unpaid care to a family member or friend. Some workers are “sandwich caregivers”, raising children as well as caring… Read more »
One of the most amazing moments in the caregiver support groups at Wilder is when two people with different caregiving situations realize that they are experiencing incredibly similar emotions,… Read more »
Wilder Caregiver Services support family and friend caregivers of older adults as they continue to provide care, so older adults can live in the community as long as they choose or are able. When I… Read more »
Art Whisperer is what my painters sometimes call me.
As Artist in Residence at Wilder’s Adult Day Health program, I participate in art class as the professional studio and social practice art… Read more »
For the last few months, Wilder has been offering a Gentle Yoga for Caregivers class. Twice a month, caregivers come to our Community Center for Aging, roll out a yoga mat, and get into a… Read more »
As we discussed in the first post in Navigating Hospitalizations 101, hospitals are one of the most complex systems in our nation. If you are caregiving for a family who is hospitalized, one of the… Read more »
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