Hot Topics: Where’s the Help?

Last night, our panel of family caregivers convened for our Hot Topics show on Your Caregiving Journey. Bette, Jane, ejourneys and Richard shared their thoughts on this question: Why is it still hard to find help? You can listen to our show via the player below. (We had some difficulties with BlogTalkRadio last night, including the service cutting us off before the show ended.)

One of the show’s inspiration was a recent article I wrote which compared this year’s annual family caregiver survey results to our 2001 results–little has changed for family caregivers over the past eleven years. (Read “Eleven Years Later, Caregiving Is Still Difficult.”) We spoke about finding help in the community and in the family, the difference between parenting and caregiving experiences, and how we can make other family members more comfortable in caregiving.

What do you think? Why is it still so hard to find help in your community and, perhaps, in your family? Please share your thoughts in our comments section, below.

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One thought on “Hot Topics: Where’s the Help?

  1. Avatar of TrishTrish

    I really enjoyed the show last night. You have a wonderful panel of caregivers who are all insightful and open. I learn something new from each show. My only suggestion would be to make the Hot Topics show one hour in length since it seems we’re only scratching the surface of the topic and then have to stop. Great job each week!

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