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caregiver
Technology is constantly changing and improving our lives. For personal caregivers, there are many technological advances that can help give peace of mind. To help you get started, we did some research to help learn about how you can incorporate technology to assist with caregiving. Not every option may be useful, and technology is not...
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WE can solve our caregiver’s problems. WE cannot cure Alzheimer’s disease, prevent or slow Alzheimer’s disease down. But WE can and WE do solve our caregiver’s problems. HOW? A Caregiver needs to take a break – our grant money makes that break possible. A Caregiver needs to keep their loved ones home as long as...
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Start making your list of those people you know you can count on to pitch in and support your respite program this fall. Let them in on your plan and see what they will commit to doing, it can be anything from cooking dinner one day a week to watching your loved one while you...
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Alzheimer’s Arkansas is pleased to provide you with information about the 2016-2017 Family Caregiver Support Program grant.  Funding for this program is provided by the Older Americans Act, National Family Caregiver Support Program Title IIIE Funds.  These funds were awarded to CareLink (the Central Arkansas Area Agency on Aging) for distribution throughout the six counties...
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A note from a caregiver after receiving the Phyllis Watkins Family Assistance Program Grant in 2016: ” I really thought this grant was a waste of my time! Mom was so unwilling to have anyone else in the house, to the point where I could not even have dinner with family or friends at the...
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  Only The Lonely By Priscilla Pittman, MSW, MA Mary pushed her grocery cart through the store reciting the items needed for the casserole.  She nodded and smiled at a silver headed man who greeted her with a cheerful “Good morning.” Busily cruising the aisles trying to remember the list she’d left on the table,...
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