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Joy Johnston is a digital journalist who has worked for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, About.com, and AOL. She currently serves as a National Content Editor for Cox Media Group, where she specializes in creating viral content that drives web traffic and social engagement.
Joy also works to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s, cancer, and caregiving through her blog, The Memories Project, and through essays that have appeared in digital and print formats. The Reluctant Caregiver, a collection of her caregiving essays, was published in 2017.
Thanks Molly for offering such great feedback. I agree that choosing the best sources to deliver the care bags is key. The subscription model is also something to consider, a good way to recognize a caregiver on a regular basis.
Look forward to following your idea and seeing how it develops. One of the key elements necessary to the success of my Respite Lite concept is finding a reliable network of caregivers, so glad to see your contribution in this challenge.
I agree that transportation is one of the biggest challenges in caregiving, especially in rural areas. Envoy America has been providing a door-to-door transportation service with extra features, like going grocery shopping with the elder. It's not dementia-specific, however. https://envoyamerica.com/