SummaryA collection of materials for providing support to caregivers of elderly adults, assembled by the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging and consisting of books (including one book with a DVD), a DVD of the feature film Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore as a woman coping with early-onset Alzheimer's, and miscellaneous brochures and documents, all contained in a single backpack.
ContentsWelcome folder (Letter ; List of contents ; Caregiver's bill of rights ; 10 tips for family caregivers / National Family Caregivers Association ; miscellaneous caregiver support brochures)
American Red Cross family caregiving (book with DVD) (2007)
Still Alice / written for the screen and directed by Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland (2015)
Who says men don't care? : a man's guide to balanced and guilt-free caregiving / by James V. Gambone, Ph.D and Rhonda W. Travland, M.S. (2011)
The emotional survival guide for caregivers : looking after yourself and your family while helping an aging parent / Barry J. Jacobs, PsyD. (2006)
Chicken soup for the soul
family caregivers : 101 stories of love, sacrifice, and bonding / Joan Lunden and Amy Newmark (2012)
The essential guide to caring for aging parents / by Dr. Linda Rhodes (2012)
Finding your way : a practical guide for family caregivers : 250 real life questions and commonsense answers / Dr. Linda Rhodes (2010)
Financial steps for caregivers : what you need to know about protecting your money and retirement / WISER, Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (2014).
-- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Caregivers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
|Publisher|| Allegheny County, Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging,2016
|Other Titles|| Still Alice (Motion picture)
Caregiver's bill of rights.
10 tips for family caregivers.
Ten tips for caregivers.
American Red Cross family caregiving.
Financial steps for caregivers.
Caring for aging parents.
Benefits & rights for older Pennsylvanians 2017.
Nontraditional items, Health and fitness, Kits.
Who says men don't care?
Emotional survival guide for caregivers.
Chicken soup for the soul family caregivers.
Essential guide to caring for aging parents.
Caregiver's guide to self-care.
Caregiver support bag
Gambone, James V.
Who says men don't care?
Jacobs, Barry J. Emotional survival guide for caregivers.
Lunden, Joan. Chicken soup for the soul family caregivers.
Rhodes, Linda Colvin. Essential guide to caring for aging parents.
Hamilton, Jane Meier. Caregiver's guide to self-care.
Allegheny County (Pa.). Area Agency on Aging, issuing body.
Title supplied by issuing agency.
Contents may vary.
Some Caregiver backpacks may contain the following additional materials: Benefits & rights for older Pennsylvanians 2017 / Pennsylvania Department of Aging; The caregiver's guide to self-care : help for your caregiver journey / by Jane Meier Hamilton; and a Caregiver backpack questionnaire.
In Caregiver backpacks circulating in 2022, Welcome folder may have been replaced by: Caregiver backpack pamphlets (contents in include: letter from Rich Fitzgerald, County Executive, Allegheny County (1 sheet); Budget worksheet/monthly / WISER (Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement) (1 sheet); Caregivers First Initiative / FamilyLinks (sheet) ; Caring for older adults in our community / Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging (DHS/AAA); miscellaneous caregiver support brochures.
In Caregiver backpacks circulating in 2022, the following materials may be included: Allegheny County senior resource guide 2021 / in cooperation with Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging; Allegheny County family caregiver resource guide; 2020 benefits & rights for older Pennsylvanians / Pennsylvania Department of Aging; Who says men don't care : a man's guide to balanced and guilt-free caregiving / James V. Gambone, Ph.D., Rhonda Travland, M.S.
1 kit (various pieces) ; in backback 47 x 26 x 20 cm