Part I (Jan. 24, 2007)
Part II (April 11, 2007)
Part III (August 15, 2007)
Part IV (Nov. 18, 2008)
Chances are, most members of the baby boom generation will face significant challenges caring for aging or ill relatives. This four-part series, hosted by broadcaster and experienced caregiver Susan Hunt, offers an insightful, proactive and practical exploration of caregiving. The broadcasts were the centerpiece of a three-year public awareness campaign sponsored by the American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter. Each features advice from experts and personal stories from caregiving families.
Part I: Identifying caregivers; caregiving basics, the national crisis of caregiving, family meetings, and legal/financial documents.
Part II: Day-to-day challenges for caregiving families; “how-to” care for a loved one at home, including tips on nutrition, personal care and home safety; caring for the caregiver.
Part III: Diverse care options, including adult day care, assisted living and in-home care.
Part IV: Emergency Preparedness for Caregivers: how to create an emergency action plan geared to older adults.
Funding provided by:
Pt IV: The John R. Oishei Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Weinberg Campus
Pt. I-III: The John R. Oishei Foundation