Tag Archive: caregivers

Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Sep 19 2013

Walk to end Alzheimer’s:The WALK unites and strengthens the fight

This year’s “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” was like no other. Nelda Strong, the Chair for 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Aliceson Howell and several committees worked effortlessly and diligently for the great success that manifested in the number of agencies, volunteers and participants who trouped out for the event. For example, participants came from all …

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Jul 31 2012

Celebrating the healthy woman

LRMC presents evening with Rike The old saying about a woman’s work never being done could not be more true. Mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends, mentors, volunteers and career professionals have to tend to the needs of so many others. Too often they have no time left for themselves. Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) Healthy Woman program …

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