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Review of The Power of Disability: 10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World by Al Etmanski

My friend and colleague Donna Thomson recently introduced me to Al Etmanski, the author of The Power of Disability: 10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World, published earlier this year. I decided to read this book because my caregiving-related career has allowed me to get to know many people with disabilities on a […]

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“Care for Everyone” is More than Masks and Social Distancing

If there’s one thing that COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that we should be looking out for others. That means taking care of one another, even if the other person is a complete stranger. Right now we’ve been asked to “care for everyone” by practicing social distancing and wearing masks in public. But I think […]

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Staying Emotionally Together When You’re Physically Separated

The following is from healthcare and human resources professional, Dee Borgoyn… How can caregivers on the front lines of the healthcare system and in their homes feel together, connected and supported when they may be physically separated and distant from their friends and those they love?  What can YOU do to help a caregiver in […]

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How Care Managers Impact the Caregiving Industry

The following is from Caregiver Transformation Retreat co-creator, Amanda LaRose… Do you have an elder in your life that you sometimes worry about? If you do, then you know how difficult it can be supporting them in accepting elder care, coordinating it, and overseeing the care. Do you know that Care Managers help with all […]

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Caregiving Kinetics Blog Named Among Top 50

Caregiving Kinetics’ blog was recently named to Feedspot’s Top 50 Blogs in the Caregiving category. This blog was chosen by Feedspot’s editorial team out of countless other submissions based on metrics such as blog quality, posting consistency, social popularity, and Google search rankings. Written by caregiving consultant, healthcare keynote speaker, and company founder Dr. Aaron […]

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Jennifer Gullison Receives the Caregiving Kinetics Hand & Heart Award

Congratulations to Jennifer Gullison RN, MSN, COS-C, Chronic Care-S of Cornerstone VNA for receiving the Caregiving Kinetics Hand and Heart Award today at the Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit! In nominating Jennifer for the surprise recognition, CEO Julie Reynolds said, “Jen Gullison came to Cornerstone VNA right out of nursing school, has been with us […]

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The Challenges & Benefits of Explaining Yourself & Your Care Situation(s) to Family, Friends, & Health Professionals

The following is from Caregiver Transformation Retreat co-creator and award-winning professor, Zachary White… When care meets love, everything changes. Once you become a caregiver, your existing relationship with your loved one is both the same and different. Your relationship with your friends and family is both the same and different. And nearly everything you once […]

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Caregiving Kinetics Announces The First Caregiver Transformation Retreat

The following is from Caregiver Transformation Retreat co-creator, Donna Thomson… All of us have been transformed by caregiving. Now we have an opportunity to go deeper, to share our hard-earned wisdom and to map out a new way of practical caring without desperation or burnout. And the best way to achieve this new perspective is […]

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“When the wood-insect gathers sticks on its own head, it carries them.”

Have you ever attended a conference that was unlike any other? A conference that broadened your understanding in ways you never imagined? A conference that so deeply affected you that you’re going to be a better person because you were there? The recent Afro-European Medical Research Network (AEMRN) Conference was such an event for me. […]

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When is the Last Time You Really Felt Connected to Your Job?

  Caregiving consultant and healthcare speaker Dr. Aaron Blight often takes the time to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, senior care, healthcare consulting, and many other topics. In this latest post, he answers the question: When is the Last Time You Really Felt Connected to Your Job? Dr. Blight: I’d have to […]

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