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Caregiver Way is a place where information and connection meet you where you are. Considering you’re here, you’re probably caring for someone special in your life. And your role – either abruptly, or over time – has shifted from daughter, husband, or friend to caregiver.  It’s possible (and likely) that you’ve not been trained on your new role, you’re simply doing your best. The good news is that with the right support, you can be all the things you need to be for your loved one, and for yourself.

 
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Assisting with a Car Transfer

Cindy & Christina Hardin-Weiss

January 26th, 2024

2 min watch

Video

Learn how to instruct an individual on getting in and out of the car.

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Candace Hattabaugh

Contributor

Advancement Manager

Candace has years of experience in Caregiver Support and enjoys dancing in the rain whenever possible.

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Basic Features: Standard Wheelchair

Cindy & Christina Hardin-Weiss

January 26th, 2024

6 min watch

Video

Learn about the basic features of a manual wheelchair.

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Beth Bigham

Contributor

Owner

Beth Bigham is the owner of ComForCare Home Care South Indy. As a franchised non-medical company, they have helped 100's of clients and family members get quality home care with-in the greater Indy South metro area. After serving her mom as a caregiver, she left corporate America to pursue her own goals -- allowing seniors to live with dignity and respect.

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Bed: In and Out with Bed Transfer Aids

Cindy & Christina Hardin-Weiss

January 26th, 2024

3 min watch

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In this video caregivers will learn how to assist individuals when getting in and out of bed using a bedrail and a step stool for assistance.

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Christie Freeze

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Senior Care Guide

Christie Freeze is a passionate advocate for eldercare and a seasoned expert in navigating the complexities of eldercare systems. With over 12 years of experience in the field, Christie has dedicated her career to supporting families through the challenging journey of caring for aging loved ones. Driven by a deep sense of empathy and understanding, Christie has worked tirelessly to bridge the gap between families and eldercare resources. Through her work, Christie has gained invaluable insights into the unique needs and challenges faced by caregivers and seniors alike. "Roadmap for Eldercare" is the culmination of Christie's extensive experience and expertise. In this comprehensive guide, she draws upon her vast knowledge to provide practical advice, useful tips, and invaluable resources for families navigating the eldercare journey. From understanding the healthcare system to managing finances and legal matters, Christie offers a roadmap to help families make informed decisions and provide the best possible care for their aging loved ones. Outside of her professional pursuits, Christie is an avid supporter of community initiatives related to eldercare. She regularly volunteers her time and expertise to local organizations and support groups, helping to empower caregivers and improve the quality of life for seniors in her community. With the "Roadmap for Eldercare," Christie aims to empower families with the knowledge and resources they need to navigate the eldercare journey with confidence and compassion. Whether you're a caregiver, a senior, or simply someone who cares about the well-being of aging loved ones, she hopes that this book will serve as a valuable resource and guide on your path to providing the best possible care.

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