Monday, November 21, 2011

thankful for Caregivers

November is National Family Caregivers Month.  Join  Families, Foundations, Special Needs Groups and disability organizations in giving thanks for Caregivers.

National Family Caregivers Association

In 1994, the National Family Caregivers Association began promoting the celebration of family caregivers during the week of Thanksgiving. President Clinton signed the ...

"The true strength of the American family finds its roots in an unwavering commitment to care for one another."
President Barack Obama, 2009's NFC Proclamation

   Family Caregiving... It's not all up to you.

 National Family Caregivers Association 11/01/11 — THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 1, 2011 NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH, 2011 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION

Across our country, millions of family members, neighbors, and friends provide care and support for their loved ones during times of need. With profound compassion and selflessness, these caregivers sustain American men, women, and children at their most vulnerable moments, and through their devoted acts, ...  Many of our Nation's family caregivers assist seniors and people with disabilities to help improve their quality of life. Their efforts help deliver short-term comfort and security, facilitate social engagement, and help individuals stay in their homes and communities as long as possible. This heroic work is often done while caregivers balance other commitments to their families, jobs, and communities. ..., it is our responsibility to ensure they do not have to do it alone.  Barack Obama

Gleason Gras 2011 at Champions Square
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Support Team Gleason!

VA Celebrates National Family Caregiver Month - Public and ...
The Department of Veterans Affairs will join the National Family Caregivers Association to recognize and appreciate dedicated partners providing daily health care for ...
November 18, 2011 11:55 AM EST

References & Resources

Oct 2011 - Survey Finds Family Caregivers Most Concerned About Respite Care, Personal ... (NFCA Cares )

Family Caregiving 101

DonateNov 2011 - Memories are Everything Campaign... (7 Summits Alzheimer's Climb)

ALS Association: Create a World without ALS.

ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease Caregivers Month Webinars & Resources

Harmony in Caregiving: Special Event For National Family ...

Harmony in Caregiving: Special Event For National Family Caregivers Month Monday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. Harmony Home Health 13787 Belcher Rd S, Ste 220., ...

Caring for Families of Returning Soldiers

As soldiers begin to return home from the Middle East, organizations are partnering to deliver care and services to our military service members and their families

National Family Caregivers Month Time To Applaud Caregivers ...

November is a time to applaud all those who contribute to caregiving and the National Family Caregivers MonthCaregivers play a crucial role in helping ...

EnjoyHi5Autism sites are giving thanks for Caregivers.

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."!/EnjoyHi5Autism

"disAbilityVOICE - Disability Rights Advocate"

"Enjoying The Hi-5s of Autism - A Family Experience"

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