Profile Susan Last activity: on 07/02/2018 Joined: on 30/09/2017 Design quotient Research 172pt Idea 41pt Evaluation 2pt Collaboration 320pt Total 535pt Recent contributions (10) Contribution list Call in the Caregiver Cavalry A website where caregivers and former caregivers can be matched to "exchange," give and/or or receive respite relief on a volunteer basis. 2 5 Susan 11:34, Nov 13, 2017 dementia diaries: a Netflix original series Follows 5 fictional dementia care stories starting at various stages in different forms of the disease (e.g. Alzheimer's, vascular, etc.) 3 1 Susan Updated on 10:19, Nov 13, 2017 Free US govt care summit livestreaming today Oct 16 & tomorrow Oct 17 The summit is focused on research that is needed to improve quality of care and outcomes across care settings. 8 2 Susan 04:37, Oct 16, 2017 Fewer than 25% of family caregivers to adults 65+ use services developed specifically to help them deal with care responsibilities Recent study published in Journal of American Geriatrics Society highly relevant to challenge 2 2 Susan 19:11, Oct 12, 2017 Other kinds of caregiving research may provide additional insights The challenges faced by people caring for loved ones with brain cancer are similar to those with dementia 4 3 Susan 10:24, Oct 09, 2017 US survey indicates caregivers are "undertrained and overwhelmed" The article speaks for itself 2 1 Susan Updated on 09:50, Oct 06, 2017 Much Too Young film documentary A powerful 90-minute documentary on young family caregivers dealing with parents who live with young onset dementia 0 1 Susan Updated on 09:49, Oct 06, 2017 Bruce and Jan's dementia love story Bruce Bovill gives a brave and moving account of his experience caring for his wife, Jan, in the later stages of her dementia. 6 4 Susan 15:04, Oct 05, 2017 What dementia care partners say they need I asked dementia care partners what would help them reduce stress and improve their ability to provide care 0 5 Susan 17:34, Oct 04, 2017 Rethink some of the challenge assumptions I want to challenge the challenge to ensure the basic "facts" and questions are correct so we don't end up with GI = GO 2 5 Susan 15:21, Sep 30, 2017 Recent comments (3) View all link Susan commented on Call in the Caregiver Cavalry 18:32, Nov 27, 2017 I've just checked it now Kate, and yes, Hivemind is a better and bigger idea than this - I love it <3 link Susan commented on Hivemind - caregiver mentoring network [updated 12.25] 18:30, Nov 27, 2017 "former caregivers were very passionate about helping out no matter how much time separated them from when they did the caregiving themselves."As a former caregiver myself, I can vouch for the truth of this statement! link Susan commented on Hivemind - caregiver mentoring network [updated 12.25] 18:27, Nov 27, 2017 This idea awesome - a better version of a respite care idea I had suggested, and which is covered in your bigger idea. I hope you win!