Giving yourself credit as a caregiver is important. This article is a great resource for looking at how to better appreciate your good deeds, click on the following link. Agegracefullyamerica.com. Reposted with permission.
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Are you a good advocator?
The Council on Developmental Disabilities is seeking twenty-five highly motivated and enthusiastic parents of children with developmental disabilities and adults with developmental disabilities to participate in the 2019 class of Idaho Partners in Policymaking. Next session starts in Sept. Preference…
Tips for Caregiver Health
Caring for the diverse elder population?
This 20-minute survey will help provide the Diverse Elder Coalition with updated information to improve tools, resources, and programs meeting the needs of caregivers in LGBT and racial/ethnic communities. To access the survey and find more information on it click…
Relatives as Parents: Respite & Resources
Announcing a new resource for respite in North Idaho! Are you providing care for a child of a family member and in need of a break? The mission of the nonprofit Relatives as Parents located in Post Falls is to…
Caregiver’s Holiday Survival Guide
The ICA leadership recently received an article via email from a fabulous organization called Daughterhood. Given the current hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it really resonated with the group. We loved this article so much that we wanted…
Hike 2 Heal with Founder Dan Canfield
From the Editor: Today’s guest blog is from Dan Canfield, program founder of Hike2Heal, a non-profit respite program coming next year to the Boise area. Reading time: 5 mins. Hike 2 Heal: A New Respite Program As I was applying…
1st Week Blog Post: What is Respite Care?
Welcome to the Idaho Caregiver Alliance’s (ICA) new website! My name is Ryan Hoffman and I will be updating this blog periodically. I am new to ICA and look forward to using my background in media communication to further the goals of the organization. Check back from time to time for information on resources, local events, and other related topics.
For the first post of the new ICA website, I thought I would briefly discuss respite; what it means; what it looks like from day-to-day; and how you can help.
What does respite mean?