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It made me aware of the great struggle to complete everyday tasks. To stay confident and in control is an enormous undertaking. It moves you from sympathy to empathy.
On the impact of the Caregiver Resource Center experience, Virtual Dementia Tour of Second Wind Dreams and P.K. Beville ®


United HomeCare's Guadalupe Rodriguez Addresses Caregiver Issues on WLRN's Popular Topical Currents Radio Program

July 8, 2015
Guadalupe Rodriguez, UHC’s Counseling Program Manager and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, was a featured guest on WLRN’s popular Topical Currents radio program hosted by Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman.  Guadalupe spoke with authority about the critical issues facing caregivers as they deal with aging parents and loved ones.  She also mentioned the soon to be launched Caregivers United initiative designed to help employers (and employees) address the stress and loss of work productivity that often accompanies caring for elderly individuals.  Joining Guadalupe on the panel were Gary Barg, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine ( www.caregiver.com ) as well as activist and MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient Ai-jen Poo who recently wrote The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.  The 50 minute discussion can be heard in its entirety at http://wlrn.org/post/caregivers-and-preparing-elder-boom-changing-america