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Life Journeys - Solutions for Caregivers
 
This initiative is presented by
Red Cross Buffalo Chapter
 
In partnership with
WNEDThinkBright
 
Major funding provided by
Oishei
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Program 1 Program 2 Program 3 Program 4

Program 1

Life Journeys Solutions for Caregivers

is hosted by Susan Hunt, a TV personality and former caregiver. In a kitchen setting, Susan and her guests explore the fundamental steps of the caregiving journey through sharing personal experiences and information, as well as video stories.

In this first episode, we focus on the basics of caregiving. Topics of discussion include:

  • The national crisis of Caregiving.
  • Identifying yourself as a caregiver.
  • The importance of a family meeting and effective communication.
  • Important legal and financial documents.

Program 2

A Day in the Life of a Caregiver
Some caregivers refer to their day as the 36 hour day. Between balancing family life, sometimes another job, and caring for your loved one, the days can be long and stressful.

This episode will follow a caregiving families through the day to day challenges they face.

We will discuss proper nutrition, time management, moving and positioning, creating a safe environment, and taking time out for yourself.

Program 3

 

Caregiver Support
The third episode in this series takes a look at outside support available to home caregiving, taking care of the caregiver, effective communication with the healthcare system, and exploring caregiving options when you can no longer care for your loved one at home.

Program 4

 

 

Emergency Preparedness
Caregivers will learn about the three important steps in being prepared: making a plan, building a kit, and being informed.

 

 

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