July 2017

Caregiving Begins With Knowledge. What Comes Next?

by Susan Williams.

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe An efficient, supportive and understanding caregiving environment is one in which the entire burden doesn’t fall on only one person, but on a team of interconnected individuals. The process of creating such an environment starts with knowing what…

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Atlas CareMaps: One of Many Solutions

by Susan Williams.

The Atlas CareMap is only one of the practical solutions being developed by the Atlas of Caregiving community. Atlas Practical Solutions are research-based tools and teachings for both caregivers and healthcare professionals to better understand and to improve daily caregiving realities. Each solution is based on real-world feedback, aims to inspire action, and begins with…

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Draw Your Own CareMap at Home

by Susan Williams.

  “We can’t value what we don’t see. And we don’t improve what we can’t value. If we want to improve, first we have to see.” – Rajiv Mehta, Atlas of Caregiving founder and CEO The Atlas CareMap is a way to see. It is designed as a deceptively simple resource that helps family caregivers…

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  • How I Kept My Grandad Laughing (and myself sane): Self-Care for Caregivers Series

    by Susan Williams.

      We’d like to introduce Self-Care for Caregivers, a series featuring real-life caregivers sharing their stories and their advice as they learn to navigate their caregiving stories.  Our goal is to show family caregivers they are not alone – and that in each unique caregiving story there are techniques learned for improving one’s resilience. We…

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