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  1. 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 a doctor or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical, legal, or financial advice, or delay […]

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. The holidays are around the corner. It is an exciting time for everyone – for some, it is the time families and friends celebrate with one another. With...

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  14. The purpose of home modifications is to ensure the safety, security, and independence of the person(s) in their own household. As a caregiver, you will want to make...

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  15. AB190 is the family caregivers sick leave bill. With the AB190 bill having taken effect last month, family caregivers no longer have to fear losing jobs to take...

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  16. Advocacy for your family members is important. Families—not institutions—provide the majority of caregiving to chronically ill and disabled persons. These families know the enormity of the burden in...

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  17. There is a good reason why all caregivers need their paper bags… For caregivers, there is a different weight that comes with knowing you are responsible for another...

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  18. At the beginning of my interview with Tod Sherman, he mentioned he was on the phone with me from inside his car. He said he needed a break....

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  19. Everyone experiences grief in his or her life. All of us lose friends and family and it is a heavy task for every one of us. Our best...

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