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“I can’t believe this just happened!”
“Since he came back from Iraq, he depends on me.”
“My wife has been diagnosed with MS.”
“My husband has Parkinson’s and I’m his primary caregiver.”
“Since my wife’s stroke, I handle everything.”
“It’s been 10 years and I don’t know how much longer I can do this.”
“How do I know that my parents are OK living alone?”
“Since mom died, I am all dad has.”
“It’s so hard to make things happen for him when I don’t live nearby.”
“I’m what they call a ‘sandwich generation’ caregiver.”
“I care for my mother with Alzheimer’s in addition to my three children.”
“I can’t stop working so how do I manage?”
Who We Are
Education, peer support, and resources for family caregivers.
The Caregiver Action Network serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease.
Thank You Meal!
CAN is offering 1,000 free meals from Chef'd, a gourmet fresh ingredient meal kit service, to family caregivers who complete the following steps:
1) "Like" CAN on Facebook
2) Post a picture of you and your loved one on CAN's Facebook page.
3) Send an email to email@example.com with your full name and mailing address.
(Meals are not available in HI, AK, MA, MI, MN or RI.)
Starting on World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21), Caregiver Action Network (CAN), Actavis, Dan Gasby (husband of restaurateur, model, author and former television host B. Smith) and Chef’d, will launch a new campaign to rally people to #Take1Moment to recognize caregivers of loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease.To recognize the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease caregivers, the campaign is asking people to #Take1Moment to share a memory or picture of someone they know or knew with Alzheimer’s disease on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest starting on September 21, 2015, World Alzheimer’s Day. For each of the first 1,000 hashtags, the campaign will provide a thank you meal from Chef’d, a gourmet, fresh ingredient meal-kit delivery service, to a caregiver identified by the Caregiver Action Network.