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Caregiver Summit 2

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Check out the Caregiver Smile Summit 3, a virtual video summit featuring 43 top experts on all aspects of caregiving.

November 23, 2020 – Long-Distance Caregiving and Covid

November 17, 2020 – Moving Mom or Dad Out of Senior Care

October 26, 2020 – Getting Along with Your Adult Children

September 24, 2020 – Being a Grandparent During a Pandemic


June 30, 2020 – Elderspeak

April 22, 2020 – Caregiving During a Pandemic

March 19, 2020 – Coronavirus and Seniors

February 19, 2020 – Senior Dating

January 29, 2020 – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP)

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF) Child-Only Grant 

GrandFacts State Fact Sheets

University of North Carolina Charlotte
Caregiver Smile Summit

December 27, 2019 – The Importance of NY Resolutions (and purpose) for Seniors

November 27, 2019 – Practicing Gratitude

October 14, 2019 – Pet Ownership for Seniors

September 11, 2019 – Aging in Place

August 2, 2019 – Granny Cams

June 13, 2019 – Senior Frauds and Scams

May 16, 2019 – Pickle Ball!

March 28, 2019 – Reentering the Workforce After Caregiving

February 22, 2019 – Seniors and Driving

January 18, 2019 – The Impact of Caregiving on Relationships

December 26, 2018 – The Importance of New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

November 14, 2018 – Caregiving and the Holidays

September 25 – The New Face of Grand-Parenting

August 2 – Senior Divorce

June 20 – Capturing Your Life Story
Want a pdf copy of Cherished Memories? Email me now – ac@theagingexperience.com.

May 24 – Senior Isolation

  1. https://www.facebook.com/groups/elderorphans/
  2. Selfhelp VSC (http://vscm.selfhelp.net)
  3. Love Inc – https://www.loveinc-charlotte.org/adopt-an-elder.htm 

April 5 Young Caregivers

  1. The United States is not the only country where children become caregivers. But we are at the lower end of the scale in terms of helping these children.
  2. Health care professionals need to look at the whole family when creating care plans and ensure the  contributions of young caregivers do not interfere with their educational and extracurricular activities.
  3. There are some associations that have tackled this head on. The National MS Society(https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Relationships/Family-Matters#section-2)has special programs for children.
  4. Alateen(http://al-anon.org/for-members/group-resources/alateen/ ) has had support groups for children of alcoholic parents for decades.
  5. AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness is the official teenage branch of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (http://afateens.org/)
  6. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (https://www.aacy.org)has a major program working with schools to serve young caregivers.

March 12 Home Sharing

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  1. https://goldengirlsnetwork.com/ – They don’t do the matching but help you find like-minded people.
  2. https://homeshare.org – Home Share International is a good site just to find out more about the concept.
  3. http://nationalsharedhousing.org – National Shared Housing Resource Center. While there are no chapters in the Carolinas, it still gives you an idea of what you are getting into.
  4. http://www.seniorhomeshares.com – Senior Home Shares is a nationwide online housemate service specifically for older adults.
  5. https://www.silvernest.com – Silvernest is another online matching service that does do background checks.
  6. https://www.nesterly.io – like Silvernest.

 

What to Do with Mom and Dad’s Stuff

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

www.spaceclear.com

Digital Life Cloud

11/29/17 Finding Meaning Work After 60 – Viewer Links

Workforce50.com: For job seekers 50 and over; formerly called Senior Job Bank.

Retired Brains: For older boomers, seniors and retirees.

Seniors4Hire: Nationwide online career center.

RetireeWorkforce.com: For retirees and mature workers.

USA Jobs: Lets you browse federal government job openings.

The Riley Guide: Career advice plus links to thousands of websites that offer job postings and resources.

Job-Hunt.org: Links to a wide range of employment websites and career resources.

Weddle’s: Internet resources on job hunting and career management; includes online bookstore and biweekly newsletter.

Quintessential Careers: Comprehensive site for job search and career advice. Use search page to find articles geared to 50+ workers, including changing careers, résumés, age bias and lots more.

Wall Street Journal – Careers: The Wall Street Journal’sexecutive career site. Find job postings, salary information, advice on managing your career and an online forum.

Career One-Stop Centers: Centers provide employment assistance to job seekers in over 2,000 communities across the U.S., offering help with finding a job, planning your next career steps or change, locating training, and coping with job loss. To find one near you, call toll-free 877-US2-JOBS (877-872-5627).

Small Business Administration (SBA): Provides information, one-on-one counseling and training at no charge to individuals who seek to start a business. SBA centers are located throughout the country and have libraries, special services for women entrepreneurs, and access to market research databases.

Execu-Net: Find job opportunities and networking for executive jobs in the $100K employment market. Requires paid membership (30-, 90-, 180- and 360-day options).

40Plus: A volunteer organization devoted to helping its members find jobs. It offers a training course, job search counseling, résumé development, weekly peer support meetings and other resources, all supported by member fees.

Five O’Clock Club: Career coaching and outplacement network for professionals, managers and executives.

Travel Sites for Seniors

  1. Road Scholar
  2. Frommer’s
  3. Over 50 and Overseas
  4. Rick Steves
  5. Cruise Planners
  6. Travel with a Challenge
  7. Walking the World
  8. Smarter Travel
  9. Useful Article Transitions Abroad
  10. Seniorly – Best Travel Websites for Seniors
  11. AARP

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