November 15: Your Health Connection Talks Caregiving, Caregiving Resources

Nov 14, 2017

Join us Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for the monthly edition of Your Health Connection, from the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).   Paula Gwynn Grant is your host for this informative, live hour of interactive talk.

Our topic this month is Caregiving During Cancer. Our guests include: Hillary Thomas from AARP-GA and Michelle Johnson-Bolden, RN, who operates a home care business(Home Helpers and Direct Link North Atlanta. They will discuss resources and strategies for people caring for loved ones during a difficult time.

Dr. Kimberly Davis with CCRTD sends along these links about current caregiving issues:

  • One In Four Adults In The US Is A Family Caregiver

http://essynursingservices.com/one-in-four-adults-in-the-us-is-a-family-caregiver/

  • Caregivers likely to experience emotional, physical, financial difficulties

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20160216/Unpaid-caregivers-more-likely-to-experience-emotional-physical-and-financial-difficulties.aspx

  • Hospital discharge intervention involving caregiver benefits patients

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/285026.php

  • Hidden population: Thousands of youths take on caregiver role at home

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141010155025.htm