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Three Georgia-based Caregivers Receive Caregiver of the Year Awards

Three Georgia-based Caregivers Receive Caregiver of the Year Awards Caregivers Honored at Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Summit by Former First Lady AMERICUS, GEORGIA — On October 27, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) awarded Caregiver of the Year Awards to Georgia-area caregivers in each of three categories: Family Caregiver, Volunteer Caregiver, and Para-Professional

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Five Military Caregivers Receive Scholarships for their Commitment

Five Military Caregivers Receive Scholarships for their Commitment Caregivers Honored at Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Summit by Former First Lady AMERICUS, GEORGIA — At a celebratory dinner on October 27, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) awarded five deserving military spouses with Mattie J.T. Stepanek Caregiving Scholarships. They received a great distinction as

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California Agency Receives Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award

California Agency Receives Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award The Wellness and Caregiver Center of Ventura County Recognized by Former First Lady AMERICUS, GEORGIA — On October 27, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) bestowed the 2017 Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award on the Wellness and Caregiver Center of Ventura County, part of the Camarillo Health

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Dealing With Dementia

Dementia When an individual is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, their entire support system faces the implications of that complex diagnosis. The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers offers two programs specifically tailored to support dementia caregivers and help them care for their loved one – and care for themselves. RCI REACH (Resources Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver

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Caring for You, Caring for Me

Caring for You, Caring for Me No matter what kind of support a care recipient needs, Caring for You, Caring for Me (CFYCFM) helps caregivers take better care of themselves, collaborate effectively with professional caregivers, and be the best advocate possible for their loved one. In particular, the program is designed to help unpaid family

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Programs

Programs There are 53 million caregivers in the United States, and that number will continue to grow. Caregiving is rewarding, but it is also challenging. Research shows that unpaid or informal family caregivers are at increased risk for physical health, emotional and mental health, financial, and work-related problems. Research also demonstrates that developing coping strategies

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