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millennial caregivers

Millennial Caregivers, What You Didn’t Know

The below is a guest post from Feylyn Lewis. While the average family caregiver is a women in her late 40s, millennial caregivers are a growing in numbers. The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Millennials have officially surpassed the Baby Boomer population and are today’s largest living generation. And nearly 11 million of these Millennials […]

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Working Daughter Interview: Donna Thomson

Donna Thomson cares for her son and her mother. She is the author of The Four Walls of My Freedom: Lessons I’ve Learned From a Life of Caregiving. Donna also consults on family caregiving to both home health and hospital group and sits on several boards relating to health research and networks of support for families giving care. She […]

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The Working Daughter Interview: Chris MacLellan

No, Chris MacLellan is not a working daughter, but he is the face of caregiving. And as he tells us, “There are no orientation or gender boundaries in Caregiving.”  Chris is “The Bow Tie Guy,” author of the book What’s The Deal with Caregiving, host of the Healing Ties radio show, founder of the company The Whole Care Network, and […]

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The Working Daughter Interview: Vivian Geary

Vivian Geary is the founder and CEO of Caring for Family Caregivers. Vivian admires the resiliency of  other caregivers and builds her own by taking care of herself. Where and when do you feel most competent? I feel most competent at home taking care of household issues.  Everything is very fluid and I don’t have […]

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Caregiver News Roundup Nov. 22, 2015

In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of caregiver related stories and news from around the web. From Elle: Taking Care of a Parent is the Ultimate Test of Adulthood A personal essay about coming of age as an adult caregiver. From Wicked Local Concord: Holidays bring opportunity to review elder care Great list of “red flags” […]

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In Fact I Do Want to Build a Snowman

As a working mother, I get it; last winter was almost our undoing. My Facebook feed was full of friends clinging to sanity like a snowflake clings to an eyelash. These women were done. Done with the shoveling. Done with the cabin fever. Done with arts and crafts and glitter and glue guns. Done with the hats and mittens […]

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