2015 – Helping Caregivers See the Light

2015 Caregiving ClubAll year long we are dedicated to posting resources and articles that help caregivers better prepare for their role of a lifetime: the unexpected caring of a loved one. Caregiving can take us to dark places but our hope is that armed with information we can help bring light into your life.

Caregiving at the Movies – Still Alice

Still Alice movie posterA must-see on your movie list should be Still Alice – Julianne Moore’s poignant Oscar-nominated role reminds all of us that Alzheimer’s disease can strike even in your 50s.  Read the blogs about this movie that will propel the movement to END ALZ.

July – National Sandwich Generation Month

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July is National Sandwich Generation Month. Of the 65 million unpaid caregivers in America, more than 24 million are “sandwiched” between caring for children still at home and simultaneously caring for older parents. Statistics show 47 percent of those in their 40s and 50s are caregivers and among that group 42 percent are Gen X while 33 percent are baby boomers.

Read our CEO, Sherri Snelling’s blogs on “The Sandwich Generation” and her interviews with famous Sandwich Generation caregivers:

Joan Lunden – coast to coast caregiving

Jodie Foster – Golden Girl Shines a Spotlight on Her Sandwich Generation Role

Holly Robinson Peete’s Most Challenging Role – Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Brooke Shields – endless love in caring for her mom

Diane Keaton – Sandwich Generation caregiver

7 Ways the Sandwich Generation can beat burn-out

How to Manage the Sandwich Generation Juggling Act – 8 Childish Things Caregivers Should Do

Mars vs. Venus On Caregiver Stress

 

Celebrity Spotlight – Family Torn Over Dad

During June we focus on educating readers of the dark side of caregiving – National Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Read our CEO Sherri Snelling’s articles about Casey Kasem and his family – torn apart by not having had the C-A-R-E Conversation. Also, read Sherri’s latest article for PBS Next Avenue on the unintended consequences of caring for a loved one at home without having the proper caregiver training. By shedding light on this dark topic, we hope to help caregivers keep loved ones safe.

Casey Kasem’s Legacy for Caregivers

 

 

Caregiving Club Honored for Me Time Monday

Caregiver Reviews calls Caregiving Club and its Me Time Monday videos “the MTV of Caregiving.” Read the press release here for National Sandwich Generation Month. Read the Caregiver Reviews of Caregiving Club here.

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Men As Caregivers

More than a “few good men” – fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, uncles now represent 45% of the 65 million caregivers.  Read Sherri’s PBS Next Avenue article about how men cope with caregiving and her blog about the famous men of caregiving.

 

 

LifeCare Webinars for Caregiving Employees

LifeCare teams with Caregiving Club CEO Sherri Snelling to offer monthly educational Webinars to LifeCare’s 61,000 employer clients representing 51 million employees nationwide.  Click here to read more.

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USA Today Spotlight on Caregiving

Our CEO Sherri Snelling excerpted celebrity interviews with Holly Robinson Peete and Joan Lunden from her book, A Cast of Caregivers, as the cover story and feature articles for the March 2013 caregiving supplement for USA Today weekend magazine.  The supplement also included the Caregiving Club’s Me Time Monday program.  Read the full supplement here: Caregiving Supplement Mar 2013

Author Events

Sherri Snelling will be doing book signings, press interviews and other events to support her book, A Cast of Caregivers – Celebrity Stories to Help You Prepare to Care.  Click here for more information about upcoming events.

Book Buzz

Check here for the latest interviews, book reviews and press information for Sherri’s new book, A Cast of Caregivers.

Sherri Snelling Recognized by SharecareNow and Dr. Oz

SharecareNow released its Top 10 Alzheimer’s Influencers and named Caregiving Club CEO Sherri Snelling #4 on the list.  Click here to read more about the Influencers list and Sharecare, online health and wellness site created by Dr. Oz.

Caregiving Book

Sherri Snelling’s book — the “What to Expect When You’re Caregiving” how-to guide — includes interviews with celebrities and their caregiving lessons learned, as well as the A to Z guide on how to care for a loved one AND care for you at the same time.

Click here to read more about A Cast of Caregivers.

On the Red Carpet

Caregiving Club CEO, Sherri Snelling, interviews celebrities about caregiving and the causes they care about at Red Carpet gala events.  In 2013, she will be conducting red carpet celebrity caregiver interviews for AARP’s YouTube channel. Below you can view the videos, read the blogs and see upcoming events.

 

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Click here (or view the video at top right video column) for Sherri Snelling on the purple carpet for AARP interviewing Ron Howard, Glen Campbell’s wife, Kim, and daughter, Ashley, Jason Alexander, Jim Parsons, Emmy Rossum at the 21st Annual Alzheimer’s Association “A Night at Sardi’s” gala event.

 

 

 

Click here (or view video in column at right) for Sherri Snelling’s celebrity video interviews from the Carousel of Hope Ball benefiting the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes. Featuring the evening’s honoree, George Clooney, on Caregiving Club’s YouTube channel.

 

 

 

 

Click here (or video video in column at right) for Sherri Snelling’s celebrity video interviews from the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis “Race to Erase MS” Gala Event on Caregiving Club’s YouTube channel.

 

 

 

Click here (or view video in column at right) for Sherri Snelling’s celebrity video interviews for the Alzheimer’s Assciation A Night At Sardi’s event on Caregiving Club’s YouTube channel.