Monthly Webinars: Support for Caregivers and Ideas to Help
Details regarding our next Webinar are coming soon.
Listen and watch past Webinars for more tips and features:
Caregivers Helping Loved Ones in Pain
You Can Handle More Than You Think You Can
A Cast of Caregivers with Sherri Snelling
The Perfect Match – Nonprofits and Companies doing Lotsa Good
The Sandwich Generation is the generation of Americans caring for an aging parent while also raising their children – literally squeezed between caring for two generations simultaneously. When you’re juggling work, family and caring for others, it’s hard to remember to care for yourself. Sherri Snelling of the Caregiving Club speaks about the key challenges that Sandwich Generation caregivers face as well as offers creative solutions to these challenges.
Hear about Joe’s Army Angels, a Community using Lotsa to organize sending care packages to a platoon of soldiers in Afghanistan as well as Celine’s Helping Hands, a Community that came together to support Celine and her three young daughters while their father is deployed.
|July 2012||Inspired by the one million members of Lotsa Helping Hands, we just released a new way for volunteers to get involved – Open Communities. Open Communities are created in local towns or neighborhoods, providing a place for caregivers to go to request help as well as for volunteers to offer help and lend a hand.|
|March 2012||‘Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease’ featuring Monica Moreno, Director of Early-Stage Initiatives at the Alzheimer’s Association and Carol Blackwell, a care partner to her husband who is living with Alzheimer's disease. Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease along with information and resources to support yourself and your loved one along your caregiving journey with Alzheimer’s.|
|February 2012||‘Spousal Caregiving: One Woman’s Love Story’ featuring Sherri Snelling of the Caregiving Club interviewing Sylvia Mackey, wife of the late John Mackey, tight end for the 1971 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Colts and Professional Football Hall of Famer, about her stories and insights from her own caregiving experience.|
|January 2012||‘Resolutions for Caregivers’ featuring Suzanne Mintz of the National Family Caregivers Association and Tips and Features of Lotsa Helping Hands.|
|December 2011||‘Caregiving During the Holidays’ featuring caregiving conversation starters with Sherri Snelling of The Caregiving Club plus Tips and Features of Lotsa Helping Hands.|
|November 2011||‘Solutions for Caregivers’ with featured speaker Barb Moeller of UnitedHealthcare and the first three steps in creating a Lotsa Helping Hands Community web site|
|August 2011||How to create a Community of support: first steps in setting up the coordination calendar and inviting members|
|July 2011||Entering dates on the calendar, inviting and approving members, using Blogs|
|June 2011||Sending Coordinator emails, adding pictures, creating messages and notifications|
|April 2011||Adding multiple members and creating activities|
|February 2011||Using vital information and creating custom sections|
|January 2011||Creating activities and signing up for tasks|
|December 2010||A Community story from The Story Project series.|