Higher-Hour Caregiver

This article is an excellent overview of the unpaid caregiver zone in America. It highlights the challenges and demands of being a higher-hour caregiver (>20hrs/week of caregiving). As important, it identifies why caregiver support groups, although a wonderful resource for stressed our caregivers, are in most cases impractical due to “no time” and “can’t leave the care recipient.”

Caregiver Nation: Snapshot Of 43 Million Americans Who Give Unpaid Care

This article begs the question as to what would help reduce the stress of higher-hour caregivers who can’t attend support group sessions? Our company, RiskTutor, Inc. is testing a new interface that is showing great promise. We will post the details of our work when phase one is finished…David Solie, MS, PA