Rich New CareMap Tutorial

This story was originally published on Weave’s newsletter, a weekly resource on how to weave our communities and restore social trust. Subscribe here. Feeling challenged and alone? Find the care around you Frederick Riley, Weave’s Executive Director, had the odds stacked against him as a kid. “Our family lived well below the federal poverty line. We were…

Celebrating Care Received

To fully care for our communities we cannot simply praise the giving of care while being reluctant to praise receiving care. Seeing, acknowledging and celebrating how your community cares for and supports you is vital for healthy living. That was the heart of my message for my keynote address Seeing Care and Kindness in Everyday…

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…

How We Make Sense of the World with Maps

By Sara Bollman Why does Atlas of Caregiving use maps to help family caregivers better understand their daily activities and needs? There could have been multiple formats used, so why employ cartography as the foundation to this understanding? We have always used maps. The forms and functions of maps have shifted with the times and…