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Caregivers Are Heroes Magnet
This attractive magnet acknowledges the critically important role of caregivers. Perfect for refrigerators and other high visibility areas to show appreciation and support for caregivers.
Caregivers Are Heroes Wristband
Highlight the huge efforts of caregivers with this wristband. It’s the perfect handout at events that acknowledge caregivers for all they do. Comfortable fitting and colorful.
I Can Help! Caring Card Coupons
Caregivers can get overwhelmed by offers of help from well-intentioned family and friends who are sometimes at a loss on how to contribute in meaningful ways.
Quotes for Caregivers
The rewards -- and challenges -- of caregiving are many. Help lift the spirits of caregivers with the compassionate quotes and bits of wisdom on these detachable cards.
Traumatic Brain Injury: 10 Tips for Family, Friends and Care
Caring for someone with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be especially challenging. This pamphlet provides an easy-to-understand overview of TBI and the key physical, mental and emotional changes that can accompany the condition.
PTSD: 10 Tips for Family, Friends and Caregivers
Here are ten practical helping tips for those caring for or living with someone with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
I Care for a HERO™ Magnet
The I Care for a HERO™ Magnet is a visual reminder of the valor, strength and courage of the honorable heroes among us and those who selflessly give back to them by providing care. Caregivers often avoid the limelight and eschew recognition. I Care for a HERO™ titles are designed to convey honor and respect for those who care for others and those receiving care.
I Care for a HERO™ Bumper Sticker
This eye-catching bumper sticker gives high visibility to those we wish to honor and commemorate for their dedication and service. I Care for a HERO™ bumper stickers are a great way to acknowledge the heroes among us and those who provide support and care to them.
I Care for a HERO™ Sticker
Easy to distribute and display, the I Care for a HERO™ Sticker shines a spotlight on those who sacrifice to protect our country, neighborhoods, homes and families while at the same time acknowledging the critical role of caregivers. This simple message recognizes those on the front line of caregiving and their loved ones.
I Care for a HERO™ Wristband
This single, powerful statement instantly conveys deep respect for both the caregiver and the care receiver. It helps caregivers remember that they are playing a vital role in the life of the person they care for, and serves as a visual cue for those around them that the wearer is dedicating their time and attention to providing an extremely worthwhile service. Distribute it widely and wear it proudly.
Caregiving Set of 15
Whether you are a direct caregiver or just a supportive friend or family member, this comprehensive set of 15 titles gives you practical suggestions for caring for an older, ill or disabled adult. Includes:
50 Things Every Caregiver Should Know; A Checklist for New Caregivers; Long Distance Caregiving; When Your Loved One Resists Care; Caregiving: How to Get the Whole Family Involved; Balancing Caregiving, Family and Work; Seniors and Driving: Helping a Loved One Stay Safe; Preventing Falls; Helping an Older Adult Stay Independent; When Your Loved One Can No Longer Live Independently; Doctor Visits: A Checklist for Caregivers; Dealing With Hearing Loss; Caregivers and Respite Care:Everyone Needs a Break; When Someone You Care For Is Depressed; and Home Safety for Older Adults.
Planning for Aging: A Practical Guide
This informative 32-page guide walks readers through some of the basic issues that face everyone as they enter their senior years—from finances to health care to end of life decisions. It’s filled with helpful advice, checklists and resources to help determine and document preferences for medial care, living arrangements, financial and legal representation, estate planning and more.
50 Ways to Support a Caregiver
Caring for another person often means that the caregiver has less time, energy and motivation to take care of themselves. What can friends, extended family, neighbors and others do to support a family caregiver? Here are 50 concrete suggestions that can go a long way to make the life of caregivers easier and more rewarding. From preparing a meal to helping with paperwork to picking up laundry or prescription medications, the suggestions in this pamphlet can make a big difference in the life of any caregiver.
Get a Brown Bag Medication Checkup
This helpful title encourages older adults to have their medications reviewed by a doctor or pharmacist at least once a year through a brown bag medication checkup. It explains what is involved in the medication review and how doing this kind of checkup can help improve safety and save money. Readers will learn how to plan for the checkup and what questions to ask during the visit.
Caregivers and Respite Care: Everyone Needs a Break
Respite care is essential to those caring for an older, ill or disabled person. It provides a temporary break to give caregivers some rest, relief and a chance to recharge themselves. This pamphlet describes the different types of respite care and offers suggestions and resources for obtaining respite care assistance. It is designed to help relieve the guilt or anxiety that caregivers may feel about seeking respite care, and assures them that respite care is beneficial to both the caregiver and the person receiving care. Help caregivers avoid burnout with this supportive, informational pamphlet.
Caring for a Person with Memory Loss and Confusion
This 32-page booklet is a comprehensive, compact and easy-to-read guide to the critical areas of caring for a person with memory loss and confusion. This publication is good for caregivers who are dealing with any form of brain impairment including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke-related dementia or AIDS-related dementia.
When Someone You Care For Is Depressed
Depression is not a normal part of aging; however, many older adults suffer from mild to severe depression, which often goes unrecognized. This pamphlet identifies some of the most common symptoms of depression and reassures readers that help is available. It covers lifestyle changes that can help alleviate depression and describes types of treatment options. Let caregivers and seniors know that assistance is available and how to go about finding support with this informative and encouraging pamphlet.
Men and Caregiving
Nearly 40% of family caregivers are male. Men providing care for a spouse, parent or other individual may face different challenges than their female counterparts. They may have to learn new skills or take on unfamiliar duties in their role as care providers. Male caregivers will find plenty of targeted strategies and advice to help them care for their loved ones, and themselves, in this supportive title. It highlights community resources, respite care and support groups among the many ways to help male caregivers cope.
Home Safety for Older Adults
Because older adults may find that their vision, balance, memory or strength has diminished with age, it is important to take steps to safeguard the home and surrounding areas in order to reduce the risk of injury. Here’s a concise how-to guide covering a wide range of indoor and outdoor safety precautions and emergency preparedness tips. The checklist format makes this an easy-to-use reference tool to address key safety issues including preventing falls, fire-related injuries and medication mishaps. Ease the concerns of older adults and those who care for them with this handy safety pamphlet.
Avoiding Isolation: Tips for Caregivers
Isolation can be a problematic and painful aspect of caregiving. It can lead to mental, physical and emotional problems for caregivers. Here 20+ ways to help caregivers stay engaged with others, protect their health and provide their loved one with good care. It includes suggestions for community-based, public health and online resources to help caregivers connect.
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