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11 Important Caregiver Links

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Hi Caregivers,

 

Here are a few links to topics on this site that are 'must reads' for caregivers. Don't miss them!

 

 

- NON-CAREGIVERS, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=801 This thread talks about why other family members don't step up to the plate to help with caregiving.

 

- CAREGIVER SURVEY, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=798 This topic is an attempt by website users to define just exactly what is a caregiver, why we do it, and how others view us.

 

- GETTING RESPITE FOR THE CAREGIVER, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=995 In this thread, site users brainstorm ways to get respite care for the caregiver.

 

- THOUGHTS FOR THE NEW CAREGIVER, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=1078 Advice for bring the patient home from the hospital.

 

- CAREGIVER'S BILL OF RIGHTS, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=781 Deals with the emotions and adjustments caregivers often overlook in taking care of themselves.

 

- I'M LOSIN' IT, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=618 A discussion of caregiver stress.

 

- HE'S NOT THE MAN I MARRIED ANYMORE, http://strokesurvivor.net/index.php?showtopic=771 Talks about causes for personality changes in the survivor and how we caregivers (and survivors) deal with those changes.

 

- CAREGIVER STRESS by Kathy Bosworth, an article which appeared in the StrokeNet Newsletter, 10-04 http://www.strokenetwork.org/newsletter/articles/stress.htm

 

- DAD, http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=1390 This thread has over a hundred posts and chronologically documents one daughter's roller coaster ride while caring for her father.

 

- HOW DO PEOPLE COPE?, Members talk about learning to be caregivers and coping with the stress of it. http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=3119

 

- FINDING AID/HELP FOR CAREGIVERS, Links to topics on this board where member discuss ways for caregivers to find help. http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=3641

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Here are some links to topics related to finding caregiver aid and help that have been posted on the message board. Other topics touch on these same subjects so also try our search engine. If anyone knows of or finds a topic that should be included here, please let me know by clicking on my user name.

 

Jean

 

 

 

* CAN A CAREGIVER BE PAID BY MEDICARE? 24/7 Care with no Help IS a job!

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showt...058entry26058

 

* WHERE CAN YOU FIND IN-HOUSE HELP?

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showt...278entry25278

 

* RUNNING OUT OF MONEY & COBRA, Will we Lose Everything?

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showt...031entry21031

 

* GETTING RESPITE FOR THE CAREGIVER, Putting our Heads Together & Counting the Ways

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=995

 

* ADULT DAY CARE, Something I found

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=2558

 

* PLACING A LOVED ONE, Where to start

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=4384

 

* HELP WITH MEDICATION COSTS

http://www.strokeboard.net/index.php?showtopic=3661

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Just recycling this to the top for a few days - MBM Donna

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Just recycling for a few days MBM Donna

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