Spotlight Series

Social Innovations in Caregiving

NAC’s Social Innovations Spotlight Series offers unique insights into the challenges facing family caregivers and those who serve them.

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Assessing the Pain of Care Recipients: Tools Available to Family Caregivers

This second installment in the Social Innovations Spotlight Series is written by Dr. Fawn Cothran, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FGSA, Hunt Research Director at the National Alliance for Caregiving, and explores those caring for someone with chronic pain and the tools that are available to assist them. Assessing the Pain of Care Recipients: Tools Available to Family Caregivers utilizes a rapid literature review to identify and discuss the tools available to chronic pain caregivers to assess pain in their care recipient and how these caregivers can be better supported in their role.

Lessons From the Workplace: Caregiving During COVID-19

In this first article of the Social Innovations Spotlight Series, guest author Peg Rosen investigates workplace experiences during COVID-19 and explores the gaps between what family caregivers say they need and what employers are providing.Lessons From the Workplace: Caregiving During COVID-19 details the challenges faced by working caregivers and recommends solutions, like job flexibilities, that help caregivers manage and employers retain talent. 

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