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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Offers "Lotsa Helping Hands"

At Lotsa Helping Hands, developed by The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, caregivers can create a free, easy to use website for volunteer caregiver helpers, schedules, updates for family and friends, messages, calenders and more. The Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter established the Institute, RCI, in 1987 on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University. The mission of the RCI is to meet the challenges of the caregiver crisis in America.

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving website has a wealth of online resources to help caregivers.

Some of the topics covered at the website include :
  • Development of quality care in home,community and long term care
  • Common characteristics of effective caregiver programs
  • Interventions to create desirable outcomes (such as reducing caregiver depression)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The Rosalyn Carter Institute For Caregiving is a wonderful resource to professionals and family caregivers, and will continue to lead the way and be an advocate to all caregivers.

Needless to say, I'm so impressed by all the do.

~Carol D. O'Dell
Author of Mothering Mother
available on Amazon