Caregiving

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This section of Be Smart. Be Well.was made possible with the participation and support of many organizations and individuals. Their advice and assistance was invaluable in developing the Caregiving topic.

Acknowledgements

AARP

Alzheimer’s Association, Central Oklahoma Regional Office

The Center for Elder Law Solutions, PC

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Highgate Manor Center for Health and Rehabilitation, Boston Massachusetts

LGBT Aging Project, Boston, Massachusetts

Meadow Manor, Taylorville, Illinois

National Family Caregivers Association

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

University of Nebraska Medical Center

With very special thanks to

Tracey Braye
Meadow Manor

Jewel Dallas-Bruner, LCSW; MS

Amy Goyer
Home and Family Expert
AARP

Elinor Ginzler
Director of Livable Communities for AARP
Co-Author of Caring for Your Parents: The Complete Family Guide

Beth Kallmyer, MSW
Vice President
Alzheimer’s Association

Lisa Krinsky, LICSW
Director
LGBT Aging Project

Bill Linnscot
Cafe Emmanuel

Larry Magill
Founder
The Center for Elder Law Solutions, PC

Suzanne Mintz
President and Co-founder
National Family Caregivers Association
Author of A Family Caregiver Speaks Up: It Doesn’t Have to Be This Hard

Dorothy Northrop
Vice President of Research and Clinical Operations
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Jane Potter, M.D.
Chief of Geriatrics and Gerontology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Pat Schott
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Neely Snyder
Alzheimer’s Association

Stephanie Vomvouras, M.D., M.B.A.
Medical Editor
habitstohave.org

Our sincere gratitude to those who agreed to tell their stories

Ann Cole

Cathy Ferrelli

Lawrence Johnson

Chris Szabo

And thanks to all who participated in the videos

Abby Atkinson Rebecca Falce
Andy Atkinson Frank Ferrelli
Melissa Atkinson Giana Ferrelli
Judy Barlas Julianna Ferrelli
Megan Beam Vincent Ferrelli
Shane Beam Jack A. Howell II
Trish Beam Rhonda Law
Bradford Block Jennifer M. Lewis
Adam Calhoun Monique McGrath
Grant Calhoun Alexandre B. Rheaume III
Heidi Calhoun Bill Schlageter
Viola J. Costello Vicky Schulte
Jeffrey Diminico Louis Szabo, Jr
Connor Falce Timothy J. Szabo, Sr
Ethan Falce

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