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Hot Talks on Health

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Spotlight on Rebecca

Q&A with Rebecca* Who do you care for? I am the primary caregiver for my husband. How long have you cared for him? I have been caring for my husband since 2012 when he had heart surgery to fix a damaged heart valve. After surgery, he suffered from a massive stroke that left him with More >

Integrating the caregiver voice: Reflections on the IFIC Conference

In May 2018, Carole Ann Alloway, a family caregiver, and I partnered to develop and present a keynote address at the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) annual conference in Utrecht, The Netherlands. A few months after our presentation I asked Carole Ann to reflect on her experience.

Recipes for Change

Just as there are many ways to roast a chicken, whip together a savory pesto, or bake a chocolate cake, there are many ways to go about creating meaningful change at a system, organizational, provider, patient and family caregiver level.

WHAT’S BEING SAID

As #caregivers interact with different parts of the healthcare system, we learned that 51% to 54% of caregivers find transitioning to or from a healthcare facility to be difficult. Learn how #caregivers view themselves within the healthcare team: bit.ly/2QOu1RG pic.twitter.com/BMwkpxrXMB