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Health Implications of Family Caregiving

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Air date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 1:00:00 PM
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Category: CMS - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Runtime: 01:22:11
Description: Caring for a loved one?
Learn about the impact caregiving is having on your health.
Learn simple tips to preserve your health while caring for a loved one.
Hear about programs specifically developed to support you.

This satellite broadcast will provide caregivers and providers with information on: the impact caregiving can have on health, self-care tips for caregivers, the approaches taken by several organizations to support family caregivers, and spotlight several innovative programs that encourage caregivers to care more for than own health.

This satellite broadcast is presented by the Department of Health and Human Services New Freedom Initiative (NFI) Subcommittee on Caregiving in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The NFI is a government wide effort directed at eliminating the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating in full community life. Everyone benefits when people with disabilities and older adults are fully engaged in community life.

• Overview of the issue of health and caregivers………..Gail Hunt National Alliance for Caregiving

• Overview of research of health and caregivers…...Richard Schulz University of Pittsburgh

• Caregiver view and CDC efforts………………..……John Crews Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

• Caregiver view and research on caregiver health…...Carol Levine United Hospital Fund

• Male caregiver’s experience………………………Elmer Carreno Prince George’s County (MD) Health Department

• Caregiver view and advocacy group……………...Mercedes Rosa New Jersey Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

• Powerful Tools for Caregivers……………Mary Brintnall-Peterson University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension

• Veterans Affairs efforts to support family caregivers..Thomas Edes Department of Veterans Affairs

• Evidence-Based Caregiving via AAAs………………Louis Burgio University of Alabama

Sponsors: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services New Freedom Initiative Subcommittee on Caregiving

Program: The presentations and discussion following will provide caregivers and caregiver agencies/organizations information on how caregiving impacts health. It will provide tips on self-care, approaches taken by several organizations to support family caregivers, and innovative programs that help caregivers take care of their own health.

Panelists: National Alliance for Caregiving, University of Pittsburgh, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United Hospital Fund, Prince George’s County Health Department (MD), New Jersey Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Alabama

Target Audiences: Family caregivers, caregiver coalitions, service providers, disease-specific organizations, Area Agencies on Aging, State Units on Aging, Departments of Health, geriatric case managers, senior centers, Tribal Organizations, aging advocacy groups, State Health Insurance Assistance Programs, hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, discharge nurses, research organizations, others with interest in helping family caregivers.

For more information, visit http://www.cms.gov
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NLM Title: Health implications of family caregiving [electronic resource] / Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Author: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)
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Abstract: (CIT): Caring for a loved one? Learn about the impact caregiving is having on your health. Learn simple tips to preserve your health while caring for a loved one. Hear about programs specifically developed to support you. This satellite broadcast will provide caregivers and providers with information on: the impact caregiving can have on health, self-care tips for caregivers, the approaches taken by several organizations to support family caregivers, and spotlight several innovative programs that encourage caregivers to care more for than own health. This satellite broadcast is presented by the Department of Health and Human Services New Freedom Initiative (NFI) Subcommittee on Caregiving in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The NFI is a government wide effort directed at eliminating the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating in full community life. Everyone benefits when people with disabilities and older adults are fully engaged in community life. .Overview of the issue of health and caregivers ..Gail Hunt National Alliance for Caregiving .Overview of research of health and caregivers ...Richard Schulz University of Pittsburgh .Caregiver view and CDC efforts .. John Crews Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .Caregiver view and research on caregiver health ...Carol Levine United Hospital Fund .Male caregiver"s experience Elmer Carreno Prince George"s County (MD) Health Department .Caregiver view and advocacy group ...Mercedes Rosa New Jersey Statewide Parent Advocacy Network .Powerful Tools for Caregivers Mary Brintnall-Peterson University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension .Veterans Affairs efforts to support family caregivers..Thomas Edes Department of Veterans Affairs .Evidence-Based Caregiving via AAAs Louis Burgio University of Alabama Sponsors: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services New Freedom Initiative Subcommittee on Caregiving Program: The presentations and discussion following will provide caregivers and caregiver agencies/organizations information on how caregiving impacts health. It will provide tips on self-care, approaches taken by several organizations to support family caregivers, and innovative programs that help caregivers take care of their own health. Panelists: National Alliance for Caregiving, University of Pittsburgh, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United Hospital Fund, Prince George"s County Health Department (MD), New Jersey Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Alabama Target Audiences: Family caregivers, caregiver coalitions, service providers, disease-specific organizations, Area Agencies on Aging, State Units on Aging, Departments of Health, geriatric case managers, senior centers, Tribal Organizations, aging advocacy groups, State Health Insurance Assistance Programs, hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, discharge nurses, research organizations, others with interest in helping family caregivers. For more information, visit http://www.cms.gov.
Subjects: Caregivers
Family--psychology
Home Nursing--psychology
Self Care
Social Support
Publication Types: Webcasts
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NLM Classification: WY 200
NLM ID: 101478271
CIT Live ID: 6762
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?14581

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