All 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.
A 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 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:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.