Book Review- What to Do about Mama? By Barbara G. Mathews and Barbara Trainin Blank
What I like about this book is the different perspectives on caregiving as there are many contributors. This provides any individual or professional reading the book with different scenarios, which include common situations and feelings.
The authors also describe their own care giving experiences. For Barbara Matthews, she became a caregiver for her mother-in-law. Ten years after her father-in-law died, her mother-in-law came to live in her hometown. At first, the response was no, but as health problems began to appear, the move happened. A family meeting with all helped “seal the deal” for her to relocate and be closer to family to have assistance as needed….
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Tuesday, Sept 30 at 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT
This webinar is completely free and registrants will receive a recorded video of the presentation and be entered to win one of our many giveaways!
The Center for Financial Social Work will launch our newly updated Financial ……
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“Precariat” combines the terms precarious and proletariat to describe the experience of working class individuals facing underemployment at a later age after maintaining employment for most of their lives…
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In the Spotlight
Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent unveiling of a $41 billion dollar plan to build and preserve 200,000 affordable housing units, the struggles associated with locating and securing affordable housing do not look like they will be diminishing any time soon. While the Mayor’s plan appears both ambitious and necessary, the current state of affordable housing is leaving many New York City residents unsure of where they will rest their heads at night.
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El Dorado Elementary School Principal Silvia Cordero announces one of the winners of the weekly student-of-the-week award.
For one young student – let’s call him Martin — the 2012-2013 school year at El Dorado Elementary in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood of San Fra ……
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Here’s the problem in a nutshell: you’re feeling old. Oh, it starts out innocently–remember when you wondered why on earth publishers were making the type smaller and harder to read? They didn’t of course, you just needed glasses because your eyesight was changing. In Canada we switched from Fahrenheit t ……
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Unleash the Power of Age: I wish I had come across this link sooner as what a wonderful way to support, share and celebrate older individuals, seniors, and elders in our communities.
Although the opportunity for nominating an older American in the “Unleash the Power of Age Challenge” has…
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