Caregiver Resources

This page is all about YOU – the Caregiver!  We are always striving to enrich the lives of our caregivers who are making such a wonderful difference for our clients.  Great for the Family Caregiver too!

Family Staffing Solutions is committed to a staff training program and resources that are multifaceted and are delivered in a variety of unique presentations. All of our work in staff training and development is meant to inspire and encourage you to share more of yourself with your clients and to continue growing professionally as the exceptional caregiver you are.

 Caregiver Assistance Newsletter and Quiz

The newsletters and quizzes below are for your use as a reference or learning tool. The most current edition, August 2019is now available.  You are invited to take a look at the material presented in each newsletter edition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Emergencies - Is the Person with Alzheimer's in Pain?

August 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Emergencies - Is the Person with Alzheimer's in Pain?

 

July 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Summer Storm Emergencies - Hot Weather Safety

July 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Summer Storm Emergencies - Hot Weather Safety

June 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Changes in Mobility - Exercise

June 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Changes in Mobility - Exercise

May 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- In the Hospital with Alzheimer's

May 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- In the Hospital with Alzheimer's

April 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Back Pain - Proper Lifting

April 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Back Pain - Proper Lifting

March 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Emotional Abuse

March 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Emotional Abuse

February 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Heart Disease

February 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Heart Disease

January 2019 Caregiver Newsletter- Vision Loss in Aging

January 2019 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Vision Loss in Aging

December 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Mental Health - Avoiding Burnout

December 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Mental Health - Avoiding Burnout

November 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Nutrition - Forgetting to Eat

November 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Nutrition - Forgetting to Eat

October 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Abuse and Neglect - Alcohol Issues

October 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Abuse and Neglect - Alcohol Issues

September 2018 Caregiver Newsletter-[Download not found]

September 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fire Safety at Home - Unhealthy Air

August 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Parkinson's Disease - Fitness and Exercise

August 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Parkinson's Disease - Fitness and Exercise

July 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Heat Waves & Storms - Stay Cool, Stay Safe

July 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Heat Waves & Storms - Stay Cool, Stay Safe

June 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Lift Correctly - Save Your Back

June 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Lift Correctly - Save Your Back

May 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Standard Precautions - Hygiene

May 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Standard Precautions - Hygiene

April 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Diabetes Care and Precautions

April 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Diabetes Care and Precautions

March 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Communication and Confidentiality

March 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Communication and Confidentiality

February 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Skin Care - Recognizing Changes

February 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Skin Care - Recognizing Changes

January 2018 Caregiver Newsletter- Alzheimer's - Resistance to Care

January 2018 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Alzheimer's - Resistance to Care

December 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Be Safe From Fire

December 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Be Safe From Fire

November 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Understanding Lung Disease - Shortness of Breath

November 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Understanding Lung Disease - Shortness of Breath

October 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Coming Home from the Hospital - Prepare the Home

October 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Coming Home from the Hospital - Prepare the Home

September 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Falls Prevention - Safety on Outings

September 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Falls Prevention - Safety on Outings

August 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Abuse and Neglect

August 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Abuse and Neglect

July 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Survive a Heat Wave/Storm Safety

July 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Survive a Heat Wave/Storm Safety

June  2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Better Nutrition - Using the SNAP Program

June 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Better Nutrition - Using the SNAP Program

May 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Drug and Alcohol Abuse - Senior Mental Health

May 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Coming Home from the Hospital - Prepare the Home

April 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Standard Precautions and the Zika Virus

April 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Standard Precautions and the Zika Virus

March 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Better Communication When the Person in Your Care is Angry

March 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Better Communication When the Person in Your Care is Angry

February 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Transferring Safely

February 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Transferring Safely

January 2017 Caregiver Newsletter- Alzheimer's - Balancing Safety and Risk

January 2017 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Alzheimer's - Balancing Safety and Risk

December 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Wintertime Safety - Storms

December 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Wintertime Safety - Storms

November 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Better Communication in Alzheimer's Care

November 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Better Communication in Alzheimer's Care

October 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Practical Aids for Living

October 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Practical Aids for Living

September 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Drug and Alcohol Abuse

September 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Drug and Alcohol Abuse

August 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Fire Safety and Storm Emergencies

August 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fire Safety and Storm Emergencies

July 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Extreme Hot Weather Safety

July 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Extreme Hot Weather Safety

June 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Abuse and Self-Neglect

June 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Abuse and Self-Neglect

May 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Depression

May  2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Depression

April 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Lifting Safely

April 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Lifting Safely

March 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Eating Right When Money's Tight

March 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Eating Right When Money's Tight

February 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

February 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

January 2016 Caregiver Newsletter- Standard Precautions

January 2016 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Standard Precautions

December 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Battle of the Bath

December 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Battle of the Bath

November 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Abuse

November 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Abuse

October 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Fire Safety

October 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fire Safety

September 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Fainting, Falls and High Blood Pressure

September 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fainting, Falls and High Blood Pressure

August 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Alzhiemer's Disease Stages

August 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Alzhiemer's Disease Stages

July 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Heat Waves

July 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Heat Waves

June 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Natural Disasters-Stay at Home or Evacuate

June 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Natural Disasters-Stay at Home or Evacuate

May 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Back Care-Safety First, Don't Get Hurt!

May 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Back Care-Safety First, Don't Get Hurt!

April 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Resolving Disputes-Communication When Providing Care

April 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Resolving Disputes-Communication When Providing Care

March 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Health Care for the Person with Alzheimer's Disease

March 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Health Care for the Person with Alzheimer's Disease

February 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Resolving Disputes-Communication When Providing Care

February 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Health Care for the Person with Alzheimer's Disease

January 2015 Caregiver Newsletter- Why Am I So Cold? Hypothermia

January 2015 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Why Am I So Cold? Hypothermia

December 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Be Safe From Fire

December 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Be Safe From Fire

November 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- For Better Communication-Listen Carefully

November 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- For Better Communication-Listen Carefully

October 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Infection Control-Better Safe Than Sorry

October 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Infection Control-Better Safe Than Sorry

September 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Watch Out! Slips, Trips and Falls

September 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Watch Out! Slips, Trips and Falls

August 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Make Alzheimer's Activities More Fun

August 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Make Alzheimer's Activities More Fun

July 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Emergencies-Take Protective Measures

July 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Emergencies-Take Protective Measures

June 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Elder Abuse/Neglect

June 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Elder Abuse/Neglect

May 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Mental Health/Depression

May 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Mental Health/Depression-Quiz

April 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Living with Incontinence

April 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Living with Incontinence-Quiz

March 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Good Nutrition on a Budget

March 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Good Nutrition on a Budget-Quiz

February 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- The Plan of Care

February 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- The Plan of Care Quiz

January 2014 Caregiver Newsletter- Oral Care

January 2014 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Oral Care Quiz

December 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Winter Safety-Indoor & Outdoor

December 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Winter Safety-Indoor & Outdoor Quiz

November 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Diabetes-Avoiding Complications

November 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Diabetes-Avoiding Complications Quiz

October 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Fire Safety

October 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fire Safety Quiz

September 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Fight the Flu

September 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Fight the Flu Quiz

August 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Keeping Pathogens Away

August 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Keeping Pathogens Away Quiz

July 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Emergencies Be Ready Newsletter

July 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Emergencies Be Ready Quiz

June 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Preparing a Safe Home

June 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Keeping Pathogens Away Quiz

May 2013 Caregiver Newsletter- Understanding Difficult Behavior

May 2013 Caregiver Newsletter Quiz- Understanding Difficult Behavior Quiz

 

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