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If You’re a Caregiver – Thank You | by Linda Brendle

In addition to being the month in which we celebrate Thanksgiving, November is National Family Caregiver Month. Caregivers are the unsung heroes who work quietly in the background, seeing that Dad’s bank account is in order, making sure Mom’s house is cleaned, being sure a loved one has a hot meal on the table. This special month shines a spotlight on those who give up so much and receive so little in return. If you’re a caregiver, take a few minutes to visit aarp.org/caregiving to see what resources are available to make your job a little easier. If you know a caregiver, take minute to say thank you. (more…)

A Short but Serious Quiz: Are You a Caregiver | by Linda Brendle

I’ve done several posts about how to know if you’re a caregiver. Several are humorous top ten lists (here and here), and one is a video by Jeff Foxworthy. Today’s post is on the more serious side.

Last week I received an e-mail from Sacha Evans of The Advertising Council. The Council is involved in a Caregiver Assistance campaign with AARP. Here’s an excerpt from her e-mail explaining why such a campaign is needed: (more…)

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