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Caregivers of Veterans Under More Stress Than Other Caregivers by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 6:00am A study released by the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and funded by United Health Foundation, finds that family caregivers of veterans face a higher burden of care, both in intensity and duration, often supporting a spouse or partner over a longer period of time than typical family caregivers. These caregivers also are predominantly wome ... Read on »
Weight Management and Fitness Forum 70th Edition by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 01 Aug 2010 7:11pm Welcome to the 70th edition of the Weight Management and Fitness Forum. We hope you enjoy the selections and come back to Weight Master for our next edition and other informative posts. Lauren Dzuris presents How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy posted at Lauren , saying, "Learn helpful ways you can have a healthy pregnan ... Read on »
Elderly Parent Care Coach Helps Adult Children by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 14 Jun 2013 9:00am --> The following is a guest post by Rhonda Caudell RN, CCM, CGCM, Elderly Parent Care Coach who can be found at Following years of caring for medical needs of seniors, being a caregiver for parents and grandparents, I am now a boomer realizing my friends are totally lost and in the dark about ... Read on »
Become a More Effective Caregiver by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 1:56pm Are you a caregiver to an elderly or disabled relative or friend? Might that occur down the road for you or your partner? I interviewed Pamela Pope of the Pope Institute to learn more about what services are availble to make that a more smooth and satisfying experience for the caregivers and those who need care. Pope offers a wide range ... Read on »
Funding Opportunities: Health IT Career Development and Dissertation Grants by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:21pm Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K01, K02, K08) and Dissertation (R36) Grants focused on Health Information Technology (IT) Notice Number: NOT-HS-08-014 Update: The following update relating to this Notice has been issued: September 25, 2008 - See PAR-08-268 for additional informat ... Read on »
Caregiving Near and Far by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Jul 2011 10:08am Welcome to Caregiver Friday!! Growing up I remember the stories my parents told of where they grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  They shared stories of the neighborhood, where they lived, and who they lived near.  It was common for families to live within blocks of each other making support an easy thing to accomplish.  Knowing that there ... Read on »
National Survey Reveals People With Multiple Sclerosis Are Concerned About Disease's Impact on Relationships and Careers by Jeff Pile Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:05pm WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey among 100 Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS) shows that many face similar life challenges when newly diagnosed with the disease. In the survey, which looked at how the condition may impact people's relationships, lifestyles and careers, 70 percent of people with MS had at least one concern about ho ... Read on »
Blogging Boomer Carnival #272: Second Careers by John A. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Aug 2012 12:15pm Most Baby Boomers (the cohort of Americans born between 1946 and 1964) believe that they will still be working during their retirement years.  That is why the theme of this Blogging Boomer Carnival #272 is about boomer second careers and what’s happening in the job market here in the U.S.A. Silver and Grace wonders if you are starting ... Read on »
The Balancing Act: Working Caregivers by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 02 Jan 2014 8:23am Guest post by Pam Nelson, VP  Genworth Historically, family members and friends have taken on the role of primary caregiver for loved ones in need of long-term care, often not thinking twice about the selfless act. But the rising cost of care and caregiving responsibilities can be daunting to families, especially for those who may not h ... Read on »
Tips to Keep Your Nursing Career On-Track by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Fri 06 Apr 2012 12:00am At least once a year it is good to take stock of your life and your career and take steps to get yourself back on track, or even to change directions if that is what is needed. Some of the top things you can do for yourself as a nurse to make your career more rewarding and to avoid caregiver fatigue or burnout include the following 1 ... Read on »