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  1. Join our upcoming Power Tools for Caregivers Workshop! It is a workshop for caregivers that runs for 6 weeks. It starts on Tuesday, February 27th until April 9th from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm via zoom. Register with this link: http://tinyurl.com/SanfordPTCs24 Questions? Call (775) 784-4774 or email wellness.sca@unr.edu Sanford PTC 2024  

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  2.               Caregiving during the holidays can be particularly challenging as this often adds more stress and strong emotions can emerge. There are...

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  3. Welcome to the newly updated NevadaCaregivers.org. The Sanford Center for Aging (SCA), part of the UNR School of Medicine, is the new home of the Caregiver Initiative. That...

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  4. Below is part two of the best caregiver-friendly practices in the workplace. If you are an employer or a business owner, read on to learn more on how...

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  5. Best Caregiver-Friendly Practices for Free Part I Below is a list of the best caregiver-friendly practices other companies have used to support working caregivers. If you are an...

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  6. Caregiving can be costly. As the United States population ages and lifespans extend, more aging adults require care. As of 2013, there were 66 million adult caregivers in...

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  7. Note: The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment or professional legal or financial advice. Always seek the advice of...

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  8. Caregivers, holidays and celebrations are perfect opportunities to include the person you are caring to help with preparations. My mother was very helpful. When she moved in with...

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  9. Welcome to nevadacaregivers.org! The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada’s Caregiver Support Initiative is directed at the needs of unpaid family caregivers to seniors. We are proud to share...

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  10. In this edition, Occupational Therapist Angela Bialorucki shares how to acquire the many different kinds of durable medical and adaptive equipment available, and what is most suitable for...

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  11. In this edition, Christy Pappas, family caregiver, discusses just how important self-care is and how it makes a big difference in the lives of caregivers. The last few...

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  12. How should you prepare for an in-person appointment in this time of Covid? If you are living with one or more chronic medical conditions, it may seem you...

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  13. Preparing to care for an aging parent ahead of time is important for everyone to do. The year I turned 42, my mother became depressed. She had to...

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  14. The majority of the time, the caregiver will set high expectations for how they can help the care recipient. In reality, their goals are unrealistic, and as a...

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  15. Tod Sherman is a family caregiver for his wife, Dawn, and his son, Doug. He shares his story on what it is like to live day-to-day as a...

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  16. As a caregiver, you face many challenges on a day-to-day basis. You may feel overwhelmed and isolated with how you are feeling. You may also deeply care about...

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  17. The holiday season can be the most wonderful time of the year, but many fail to realize the holidays are also a sad time for a lot of...

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  18. Looking for fun ideas to do this holiday season with the person you are caring for? Read on to learn more fun ideas from Deanna Hearn. Deanna Hearn,...

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