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Opinion - Caregiving: Not just a personal issue but also a legislative one

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/12/opinion-caregiving-a-legislative-issue/

Right now, about 40 million Americans, like you and me, are assisting older parents, spouses, partners, children with disabilities, other family members and friends, helping them remain in their own h…
December 10, 2015

Opinion: Dividing the Caregiving Responsibilities Between Siblings

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/07/opinion-dividing-caregiving-responsibilities-between-siblings/

As Americans live longer, many baby boomers find themselves providing financial and emotional support to aging parents. Experts stress the importance of discussing living and end-of-life plans to navi…
July 13, 2016

Support the Caregiver in your Life

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/10/support-the-caregiver-in-your-life/

November is national caregiver month and a fitting time to show gratitude toward the carepartner or caregiver in our live.
October 21, 2012

Seattle Public Library & NWPF Partnership Results in Podcasts on Caregiving

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/09/spl-nwpf-partnership-podcasts/

Podcasts on the topic of caregiving for people with chronic illness are now available on the .
September 16, 2014

Caregiver Burnout - Write it Down!

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2014/09/caregiver-burnout-write-it-down!/

Caregiver burnout is caused by emotional and physical stress that is associated with the toll caregiving can place on finances, social engagement and physical health. In this blog, we will explore si…
September 15, 2014

Choosing a shared burden

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2015/05/choosing-a-shared-burden/

Those who volunteer and hang in as caregivers in spite of all that is plainly coming should be studied, celebrated and sung. In our haphazard world, such people are the gossamer threads by which any o…
May 22, 2015

We Make Them Together: Major Decisions in Caregiving

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2016/05/we-make-them-together-major-decisions-in-caregiving/

7 years ago my husband of 53 years was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. We made some major decisions along this path that have assisted us in coping with this progressive disease. I was asked to share the…
May 09, 2016

Coping With Caregiver Guilt

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/05/coping-with-caregiver-guilt/

Caregiver guilt strikes from time to time, without regard for how utterly exhausted you feel. “Am I doing enough?” you wonder. GUILTY!
May 22, 2015

A positive attitude is everything

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2016/05/a-positive-attitude/

A conversation with Jacquie Ewell, carepartner of Ed Ewell, Founder of the former Parkinson's Resource Center of Spokane.
May 31, 2016

Medication Assistance

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/02/medication-assistance/

Are there programs that help people get and afford their medications? I have found these resources for people who need to purchase medications but do not have the resources.
February 22, 2012

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