Caregiver News Roundup Jan 3, 2016

ICYMIHappy New Year! In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of caregiver related stories and news from around the web:

Pacific Business News has an interesting read on the pros and cons of proposed hospital patient discharge planning rules which would require in-hospital caregiver training before a patient is discharged.

Chronogram has a great overview of what it means to care for an aging parent and how important advanced care planning is.

The El Paso Plus asks eight great questions about caregiving in an effort to help caregivers set new year’s resolutions.

TCPalm offers affirmations to help caregivers take care of themselves. talks about why employers should create a supportive culture for caregivers to best support their employees.


2 comments on “Caregiver News Roundup Jan 3, 2016”

  1. Judith Henry Reply

    Great articles, Liz. Thanks for sharing. The one in Chronogram had some excellent points, including the fact that surprisingly, many carees have already given advanced care planning a lot of thought; yet this is one of the most difficult discussions for families to have. I think a lot of times, adult kids and their parents don’t want to bring it up for fear of upsetting each other, yet it’s a subject we so need to bring out in the open. Mr. Rogers once said, “What is mentionable is manageable, and a site like yours is the perfect avenue to encourage that kind of dialogue .

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