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Those Receiving Kinship Care Are Eligible for the Caregiver Respite Grant Program

The Wisconsin Department of Children and Family defines Kinship Care as a program to help support a child who lives outside of their home with a relative. Often, the relatives that children live with ...

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Listen to Stephanie Summerville’s Life Support audio presentation and ask yourself What Would You Do?

Returning home to small-town Indiana, a young woman finds work caring for an unlikely (and challenging) patient. Stephanie Summerville is a New York-based actress, speaker and storyteller, most known ...

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Overcoming Guilt with Enjoying a Break from Caregiving

A personal and professional perspective on Caregiving and Respite My daughter was born in 1990.  At twelve months, I realized she didn’t reach certain milestones.  From then until she was ...

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Swift and Wholesome Breakfast Option for Caregivers

While grocery shopping it can be so easy to grab premade/prepackaged meals, especially for breakfast. We think we are saving time and energy that we simply do not have to give. What if I told you that ...

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For the Love of Respite

Caregiving takes a toll on the caregiver, care recipient, and the relationship between the two. The relationship that is founded on love often becomes work to maintain. Respite is proven support that ...

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Respite Care: A Critical Public Health Intervention

Family caregivers, whether for a parent, child, another family member, or friend, often do not realize the impacts that may happen to their health and are at a higher risk of several complicated ...

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Governor’s Task Force Addresses Support for Caretakers

Caregiving is in a critical state and a task force was established in response to the dire need for direction, recommendations, and protocols to address and improve the current situation for ...

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Caregiver Coach Expresses Vital Service in RCAW

Family caregivers experience many hardships.  As if their role of taking care of someone round-the-clock isn’t exhausting enough, there are many additional things that fall into their wheelhouse ...

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Important 2021 ISBA Update

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