Caring for anyone can be stressful. You may have heard that you need to take care of yourself or heard tired sayings about how you can’t pour from an empty cup or that you need to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others- but what does that mean? How can you realistically create … Continued
You may have heard the term respite, but what does it mean? Basically, respite programs exist to give caregivers a break from the day to day caring of their loved one. Formal vs. Informal Are there people in your support system that can watch your loved one for an afternoon so you can get run … Continued
In an article posted by BridgeMI.com US census data has revealed that 21 of Michigan’s 83 counties have a median age of 50 years and older, making Michigan the highest in the entire United States. This is great for people in the aging sector because it gives the opportunity for innovation. Older adults are staying … Continued
Do you see older adults in your community and want to help them, but don’t know how to reach out? Are you caring for a loved one and feel overwhelmed, frustrated, or like you’re making it up as you go along? You’re not alone. There are hundreds of resources and programs in Washtenaw County, but … Continued
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