New Tool for Family Caregivers to Stay Connected When It Really Counts

The fast-paced world of technology can make the job of caregiving a bit easier.

Making caregiving easier
Today’s caregiver may be juggling a career, family and personal interests, in addition to being responsible for an elderly loved one’s health, safety and well being. Fortunately, advances in technology are making it easier to manage information, schedule appointments and medication reminders, and monitor the whereabouts of family members. All these tools will help a loved one remain in his own home longer. Whether you use a smartphone or prefer a home computer, there’s something for every caregiver.

Here is a quick list of some options:
  • Internet access - online libraries of over 1000 family caregiver resources
  • Smartphone applications for the iPhones, BlackBerrys and Androids
  • Monitoring tools in the home like Connected for Life (see below)
Family Health Network's Connected for Life is designed to help families stay in touch, monitor, and assist older family members who desire to live healthier and longer in a place they call home.  Learn more...
Connected for Life is EASY to connect with family, friends, health care providers, churches and other organizations
• Share family pictures
• Use Email in a simple, friendly format
• Engage in video visits with loved ones or health care professionals
• Explore the Internet easily, no need for prior computer experience
• Manage medications and keep a record of your health and well being

Benefits for Care Givers, Recipients and Care Professionals


  • Participate with others in the care of loved ones
  • Easily monitor daily health status and trends
  • Schedule and coordinate video visits
  • Monitor medication adherence
  • Reduce Stress
  • Stay connected with family, friends, churches and your Care Circle
  • Share pictures and lives of children and grandchildren
  • Simply touch your screen to access information
  • Participate in video visits with family, friends and Care Circle
  • Track daily health conditions and medications


  • Participate in video visits with patient and family
  • Collapse distance and travel time
  • Access important health information collected from both the patient and the care givers
  • Differentiate services and promote the medical home model
  • Extend your connections to the home

To learn more, go to http://www.familyhealthnetwork.com/home/index.php/home

We're here to help answer your questions
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About The CareGiver Partnership. The CareGiver Partnership helps caregivers and their loved ones with answers to their caregiving questions, including information about home health care products and supplies, from our Wisconsin-based team of Product Specialists who are all current or former caregivers. The company’s Web site provides the largest online library of resources on subjects most important to caregivers — from arthritis to assisted living, and Parkinson’s to prostate cancer — as well as access to more than 3,000 home care products for incontinence, skin care, mobility, home safety and daily living aids. The CareGiver Partnership was founded in 2004 by Lynn Wilson of Neenah, Wisc. Visit http://www.caregiverpartnership.com to learn more or call 1-800-985-1353.

6 comments:

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The CareGiver Partnership said...

United Healthcare Medicare - thank you for the feedback.

The CareGiver Partnership said...

Arti,

Thank you for the feedback. We talk with tens of thousands of caregivers on the phone. From these discussions, we've learned what their most important issues are and try to provide useful information to help them.

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