National Center on Caregiving

Gilbert Awards - General Information

Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards

 

[Related link:   Gilbert Awards Digital Scrapbook  ]

General Information

With continuing support from The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is pleased to oversee the annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards program.

Focus on Texas: Caregiver Assessments

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment II - Practice Considerations for System Change

(Part 2 of a 2-part series)

This webinar took place on August 23, 2012.

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment I - Why and What Should We Assess?

This webinar took place on June 20, 2012. It is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles (2014)

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles - 2014 Update

 

Caregivers Count Too! Section 2: Why Are Family Caregivers Vital?

Why Family Caregivers are Vital to Health Care and Long-Term Care

Many people rely on them . . .

  • Most people (80%) who need LTC supportive services live at home or in community settings, not in institutions.
  • More than 78% of adults who receive LTC at home get all their care from unpaid family and friends.

Family caregivers fill big gaps in health and long-term care . . .

The National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services

The National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services


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Gilbert Awards 2008: Recipients

The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease
Caregiving Legacy Awards: 2008 Awardees

 

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards.

Online Resources for More Information

Online Resources for More Information

Family Caregiver Alliance
National Center on Caregiving

Offers comprehensive caregiving information and advice, fact sheets, reports and studies, discussion groups and newsletters for caregivers, practitioners, policymakers and researchers. In addition, a state-by-state resource guide offers a searchable database of publicly-funded caregiver support programs.
Phone: 800-445-8106
Website: caregiver.org

Caregivers Count Too! Section 2: Why Assess the Needs of Family Caregivers?

Assessment builds caregiver morale and capacity:

  • Caregivers who have their needs assessed feel acknowledged, valued, and better understood by practitioners.
  • Caregivers gain a better grasp of their role and the abilities required to carry out tasks.
  • If the physical, emotional and financial strains on family caregivers become too great, care in the home may be seriously jeopardized.

It’s the key to care planning:

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