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Tonight on #CareMatters  As we close off the series, host Letshego Zulu touches base with a Hospice care worker to find out about some of the support available to caregivers. Brought to you by Savlon #StrongEnoughToCare 

How mothers are protecting wombs of disabled daughters Disabled women are viewed as incapable of handling their periods or vulnerable to sexual abuse, but some, with the help of caregivers, have taken charge of their bodies — and their lives READ:

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As the opioid epidemic continues to devastate families in Maine & across our country, grandparents are increasingly coming to the rescue & becoming the primary caregivers of their grandchildren. 1/2

Our new research findings suggest that people who receive federal disability payments are using those benefits to provide financial compensation to their adult children caregivers.

Gene editing is being studied as a possible approach to treatment for many #rarediseases . NORD is creating a new educational video on this topic & we want to know what questions are most important to patients & caregivers. What questions do you have about #geneediting ?

For family caregivers, this is a common, anxiety-provoking dilemma: They'll promise they can take care of their family's medical needs, but then the unforeseen arises.

Maggie Jackson on the tricky ethics of bringing robot caregivers into our lives

How mothers are protecting wombs of disabled daughters Disabled women are viewed as incapable of handling their periods or vulnerable to sexual abuse, but some, with caregivers' help, have taken charge of their bodies & lives Ambika Pandit's report 👇

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The troubling rise of robot caregivers for an aging populace: add movement, language & “smart” responses to a bundle of software & wires, and humans see an intentionality & sentience that simply isn’t there. 'It's deception technology.' @Maggie8Jackson 

How mothers are protecting wombs of disabled daughters Disabled women are viewed as incapable of handling their periods or vulnerable to sexual abuse, but some, with caregivers' help, have taken charge of their bodies & lives Ambika Pandit's report 👇

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The more I’ve learned about Alzheimer’s disease, the more I’ve come to admire the volunteers who participate in clinical trials, and their caregivers too. Here’s a way you can help fight Alzheimer’s:

My mother took care of my father when he was ill with Parkinson’s onset dementia. We have to do a better job of tackling the problems associated with neurological diseases—better research, better health care, better support for caregivers.

House votes today on Choice/MISSION Act. Who will stand with our Great Vets, caregivers, and Veterans Service Organizations? Must get Choice passed by Memorial Day!

World Autism Awareness Day honors the tremendous contributions of Americans living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—and the families, friends, medical professionals, and caregivers who help Americans with ASD pursue the American Dream.

A federal paid leave program would ensure Americans have the opportunity to be caregivers and providers for their loved ones without worrying about income security and how to make ends meet. Congress must commit to passing the FAMILY Act.

This last year has been the hardest of my life - to all the cancer researchers, doctors, nurses and caregivers who are so selflessly dedicated to finding a cure and healing patients, you are my heroes and I am grateful for the hope and strength you continue to give me & my family

The Trump culture of corruption, cronyism & incompetence is threatening millions of veterans, caregivers & their families. is an indispensable, cherished guardian of our veterans’ health care & benefits, not a second branch of Mar-a-Lago.

Barack Obama and Joe Biden had lunch today at a D.C. bakery owned by a nonprofit that supports disabled veterans, military spouses and caregivers 💜

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Amazing cruelty -- the vast majority of adult Medicaid recipients are disabled, caregivers, or students. And 6 of the 10 states that want to impose work requirements accepted federal-financed expansion under the ACA, so it won't even save them money

May we be always more grateful for the help of domestic workers and caregivers; theirs is a precious service.

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