Friday, November 03, 2006

Everyday Warriors

President Bush proclaimed November as National Family Caregiver's Month, honoring over 50 million Americans providing care for loved ones. Caregivers need care, too, and the Internet has information and support for family members providing special care.

Family Caregiver Alliance a public voice for families caring for family members with chronic diseases, offers programs to support and sustain families nationwide.

Ability Hub has a section specifically for emotional and spiritual support of caregivers, or as they say, everyday warriors.

CareGivers-USA is a nationwide directory of caregiver support services, all free and confidential. National Family Caregiver's Association suggests ten ways to show appreciation for services valued over $3 billion.

My caregiver is Garry, and I don't know what I would do without him. I hope I don't have to find out.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well, isn't he just a handsome fellow too! Hero's come in all flavors, don't they.