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Caregiver Fact Sheets & Entire Series

4312
From UMaine Extension
People in 22.4 million U.S. households are caregivers, most often for a spouse or parent. Most family cargivers find themselves in a caregiving situation suddenly and unexpectedly. This series of 10 fact sheets provides the information and support caregivers need. Includes items #4200, 4203-4209, 4211, 4212. Select this item to buy entire series of 10 bulletins---or select only specific bulletins below---and click "add to cart" at bottom of page. 38 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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Managing Your Caregiving Needs: Avoiding a Caregiving Crisis

4200
From UMaine Extension
This bulletin provides information and direct responses to address potential scenarios and issues that older adults and their caregivers may encounter. Includes contact information for agencies that can offer support. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 2 pages. © 2005 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.75

Caregiving: What Is It? Who Does It?

4203
From UMaine Extension
Caregivers and their families need to learn new skills and ways of doing things. This fact sheet provides an overview of caregiver roles. See item 4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy
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Balancing Work, Family and Caregiving

4204
From UMaine Extension
Many caregivers who work outside the home spend more time in their caregiving role than they spend at their job. Balancing these conflicting demands is hard. This fact sheet suggests ways to balance your time and maintain harmony among multiple generations in the household. See item 4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Decisions About Living Arrangements

4205
From UMaine Extension
At some point most families must decide what to do when an aging relative can no longer live alone. This bulletin identifies questions to address and options to consider in making this decision. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Support for Caregivers

4206
From UMaine Extension
This bulletin suggests ways caregivers can find support. Discusses family and friends, respite care, maintaining health, dealing with feelings and stress; includes the "Caregiver's Bill of Rights." See item 4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Planning Ahead

4207
From UMaine Extension
The best action plans are made before you are in a crisis. This fact sheet can help you plan ahead for parents who may not be able to live alone, and involve them in the decision. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Elders: Staying Involved

4208
From UMaine Extension
Older people are a growing and vital part of our communities. People who stay active and involved as they grow older enjoy life and are seldom bored. This bulletin suggests ways to stay involved, even for elders with chronic conditions. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Dispelling the Myths of Aging

4209
From UMaine Extension
Aging is a natural process, yet a highly individual experience. This bulletin can help you prepare for and cope successfully with changes that you or your loved ones may experience as they age. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Putting Legal and Financial Affairs in Order

4211
From UMaine Extension
It is a good idea to have personal records, legal papers and instructions for final arrangements organized for family members at any age. This bulletin includes information on wills, financial accounts, trusts, and more. See item #4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Coping with the Death of a Loved One

4212
From UMaine Extension
One of the hardest experiences for caregivers is saying goodbye to a partner or parent who dies. This bulletin discusses the grieving process, funeral and memorial services, and legal matters. See item 4312 for entire Caregiver series. 4 pages. © 2004 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it your cart to buy a color copy.
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