Here’s how to find your way when you’re an instant caregiver for an aging parent, spouse, or child
Caregiving is a labor of love, but it can take a toll, whether it's for an aging parent, spouse, or child. Often no one tells you when you're a caregiver how to manage this crucial role in a loved one's life.
Dearborn nonprofit to offer COVID-19 vaccinations for 50+ phase
DEARBORN, Mich. – Dearborn nonprofit ACCESS is partnering with Meijer to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents in the 50+ group starting March 11. Starting Monday (March 8), any Michigan residents age 50 and up with pre-existing medical conditions or disabilities will be eligible to make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs will also be eligible to receive the vaccine. The vaccination site is in Dearborn, the first large scale effort in the city. AdMore info: Michigan COVID-19 vaccinations: How to find appointments, info on phases
U-M publishes COVID guidebooks based on experience of patients, caregivers
COVID patients and caregivers. Other sources include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Michigan Medicine and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. They are available online now at COVID Collaborative Care Workbook. Procter & Gamble Co. and U-M’s Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research supported the initiative. According to the team, the guides can serve as templates for others, from individuals to medical centers.