Caregiving

 

NASW Releases Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults

November 8, 2010

November 2010 NASW is pleased to announce the release of its new Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults. The NASW...

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Who Am I Now? The Ever Changing Role of the Caregiver

July 8, 2009

Perception Role Changes Changes in Level of Care Financial...

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“Ow. Ouch. My Aching Back, Oh, My Knees, My Hips, and My Bones Hurt!”: How a Geriatric Care Manager Can Help

November 30, 2007

By Sealani B. Weiner, MSW, LISW, CSW   Introduction How Can Someone Help a Person Who May Be Struggling...

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The Educated Consumer’s Guide to Choosing a Social Adult Day Program

September 10, 2007

By Lindsay Goldman, MSW   What Is a Social Adult Day Program? How Does a Social Model Differ from a Medical...

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Put Up Your Dukes: Serving Seniors With Disabilities

June 12, 2007

By Irene V. Jackson-Brown, PhD, CSA, and Stephanie I. Thomopoulos, MSW, BCD, CMC Introduction Independent Living Centers The...

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Care of the Caregiver

April 20, 2007

By Francis L. Battisti, MSW, LCSW, BCD   "In the sunset of my father's life, he allowed me to accompany him. . . to be his caregiver. ...

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Loss After Loss: Dealing With the Death of Someone for Whom You Have Provided Care— When Feelings of Grief Turn to Thoughts of Suicide

February 28, 2007

By Lynn Purnell Hagan, PsyD, LCSW   Introduction The Enormous Loss Common Physical and Emotional Responses to the...

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Caregiving Current Trends

June 22, 2006

NEW STUDY FINDS FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF STROKE PATIENTS POORLY PREPARED FOR ENDING OF  SHORT-TERM HOME CARE SERVICES Policymakers Urged to Include...

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Care for the Caregiver

May 19, 2006

By Sandy DelVillano-Marchi, LMSW   Introduction Stress Associated with Caregiving Common Signs that Caregivers May Need...

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Caregiving Handout

May 11, 2006

      Caregiving If you provide assistance to a chronically ill, disabled, or older family member or...

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