Giorgia Lupi Dear Data
Drawing With Data In Mind

The digital Atlas CareMap, still in development, is an exciting project aimed at increasing the accessibility and functionality of the traditional CareMap and to collect first-of-its-kind data about our care ecosystems. To build the digital CareMap, Atlas of Caregiving has partnered with Accurat, a data-driven design and research firm. Accurat specializes in building visual narratives…

Anthropologist at Intel
Data Literacy for Family Caregivers: A Social Process

“Data literacy is a social process, and the only way we strengthen that process is by building the institutional capacity. Frankly, I think Atlas is at the cutting edge of this.” – Dawn Nafus, Anthropologist at Intel Much of Atlas of Caregiving’s strength as an organization comes from having assembled a team of industry professionals, thought leaders, and researchers…

Six Degrees of Separation: Are We Really All Connected?

By Sara Bollman When using the Atlas CareMap, may caregivers find that they are more connected with people and institutions around them than they had realized. This can also lead to greater appreciation for our many sources of support and the strong communities that develop when we share similar goals and experiences. It may also…

CareMap Testimonials

CareMap workshops are designed to introduce the Atlas CareMap tool to family caregivers so that they can feel better equipped to balance the often difficult responsibilities of caring for their loved ones. In conducting these workshops, Atlas of Caregiving has been immensely grateful for the opportunity to talk with caregivers and hear about their unique…

Caregivers Draw Support By Mapping Their Relationships

By: Judith Graham DENVER — Every time Jacque Pearson tried to devise a plan to move her 81-year-old dad, who has Alzheimer’s, from his home in Boise, Idaho, to hers in Denver, she felt stuck. Then, two weeks ago, she had a breakthrough. It happened at an AARP-sponsored session in which Pearson created a “CareMap”…

CareMap Workshops Across the Country: Atlas of Caregiving in Denver, Colorado

Working with AARP, Atlas of Caregiving is hosting a series of CareMap Workshops across the country. The workshops are meant to teach family caregivers how to draw their own CareMaps and better understand their support networks and the resources available to them. On September 6 and 7, AARP facilitated four CareMap Workshops in Denver, Colorado…

Mapping Yourself in Santa Barbara

Each month, CEO Rajiv Mehta, Atlas Advisor Dawn Nafus, and Susan Williams head to Santa Barbara to meet with a handful of people who have committed to the “Mapping Yourself” series of workshops. The workshops are an opportunity for participants to learn deeply about themselves and their situation so that they can better identify new…

5 Ways to Use a Journal to Reduce Caregiver Stress
5 Ways to Use a Journal to Reduce Caregiver Stress

This piece is presented as part of our partnership with DailyCaring.com. Reduce caregiver stress with journaling For many caregivers, stress is a constant companion. One effective way to reduce caregiver stress is to write in a journal. Getting your thoughts and feelings down on paper and out of your head is surprisingly therapeutic. Studies have…

The Promotores Network: Re-writing the Cultural Paradigm of Caregiving in Hispanic California  

Sometimes sweet nostalgia can help caregivers and their loved ones get through difficult days. Our Monday content is presented in partnership with Monday Campaigns.