November National Caregiver Month

The largest volunteer health care workforce in our country are the nation’s 65 million caregivers. They carry the physical, emotional and financial responsibilities on their shoulders. This month we celebrate all of our nation’s caregivers.

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Finger Purple String dreamstime_16285962 (2)In November we want everyone to remember the 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and the 15 million caring for them.  Every 68 seconds, someone new is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  One of every two Americans over age 85 will develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is the #1 reason children under 18 become a caregiver for a grandparent or parent.  Read our blog articles about Alzheimer’s disease here:

Caregiving’s Lost Generation: The Nation’s Children for the Huffington Post

Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative Campaign

Caregiving Conversation Between Your Heart and Your Head for the Huffington Post

Dementia Caregiver Stress and Long-Distance Caregiving for PBS Next Avenue

The Longest Day honors the long good-bye

Music of the Night – 2013 Alzheimer’s Association “A Night at Sardi’s” Event

Stars Take Center Stage to Fight Alzheimer’s disease – 2012 Alzheimer’s Association “A Night at Sardi’s” Event

Watch here to view the celebrity interviews on the purple carpet from the “A Night at Sardi’s” Gala Events hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Los Angeles Chapter:

2012 celebrity interviews from “A Night At Sardi’s”

2013 celebrity interviews from “A Night at Sardi’s”

 

Honoring Veterans & Their Caregivers November 11

Saluting Soldier dreamstime_m_7996079 (2)Every November 11 we commemorate Veteran’s Day – the brave men and women who protect our freedom and American way of life.  Our blogs feature the heroes on the homefront – the 10 million Americans who are caregivers of our nation’s veterans, of which 7 million are veterans themselves.  Read our blogs about the caregivers of veterans here:

 

 

 

Heroes on the Homefront – Veteran’s Caregivers for Examiner.com

Caregivers caring for those with PTSD and TBI for Huffington Post

Enlist now to help caregivers of veterans

Libby Hewes- A Veteran’s Caregiver Goes from Newlywed to Nurse for Caring.com

Rosalinda & Alain Babin – Boomer Parents Proud of Wounded Warrior Son for Caring.com

Boomer Parents Caring for a Veteran Son with TBI for PBS Next Avenue

Enter the Caregiver Zen Zone

Cranium Crunches Relax banner 2In celebration of National Relaxation Day August 15 – Caregiving Club is thrilled to join Cranium Crunches to bring you this new caregiver app: RELAX.  Find out more about the app and get your free download - Click here!

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.

MTV of Caregiving Award

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.

Celebrity Spotlight

Caregiving Club CEO, Sherri Snelling, interviews celebrities from movies, TV, Broadway, sports, news, music and politics who are or have been a family caregiver.

In November we honor all the nation’s caregivers – those caring for older parents or family members, those caring for spouses, those caring for siblings or special needs children and those caring for friends – with special interviews all month long.

Read all the celebrity interviews by clicking here.

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

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.