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Beating Stress: Challenges, Choices, Changes

Stress comes in many forms. There are normal and predictable stressors, such as a new job, getting married, or moving. There are sudden stressors such as a disaster, assault, or death. There is some stress that is simply irritating and other life stress that just continues to build up. The first step in managing stress it to understand stress in general, then consider how you react to your life stressors. 

Aug 29, 2014 FCS-68P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 1 Jul 15, 2013 FCS-34P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 10 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-43P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 11 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-44P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 2 Jul 16, 2013 FCS-35P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 3 Jul 16, 2013 FCS-36P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 4 Jul 16, 2013 FCS-37P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 5 Jul 16, 2013 FCS-38P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 6 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-39P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 7 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-40P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 8 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-41P
Best Practices in Intergenerational Programming: Practice 9 Jul 22, 2013 FCS-42P
Choosing Community-Based Services for Older Adults and Their Families

The community-based services provided through formal networks are designed to help older adults and their families to remain living in their community, retaining as much independence and quality of life as possible.

May 1, 2009 350-252
Elder Abuse Alert - Considerations About A Hidden Problem

Although the true prevalence of elder abuse in unknown, nearly 500,000 cases were reported in 2000. This publication will introduce you to the causes and types of elder abuse, the reasons why it often goes unreported, and profiles of victims and abusers. You will also learn about Adult Protective Services and the procedures and guidelines for reporting suspected abuse.

May 1, 2009 350-251
Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren: Rights and Responsibilities

Most of us eventually become grandparents. Throughout history, grandparents and other relatives have raised children, but more are caring for them now than ever before. The idealized picture of the two-parent family may not reflect today’s families.

May 1, 2009 350-255
Learning in Families Together: Aging* Nov 6, 2013 FCS-55P
Living Options For Adults Needing Assistance

This publication describes some possibilities for living options where older adults may receive assistance: continuing-care retirement communities, assisted housing, nursing homes, ECHO housing, board-and-care homes, congregate housing, and foster care.

May 1, 2009 350-254
Living Well Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 1 Apr 24, 2013 370-101
Living Well Newsletter, Volume 7, Issue 2 Apr 23, 2013 370-108
Long-distance Care-Giving: Five Steps to Providing Effective Care May 1, 2009 350-231
Substitute Decisions By and For Older Adults and Their Families

This publication provides information about basic concepts and approaches used in making decisions on behalf of others or planning for ones own future needs.

May 1, 2009 350-253
Taking Care of the Caregiver: Strategies for Reducing Stress

Caregivers that place their own physical and emotional needs after their care responsibilities often find themselves feeling frustrated, angry, depressed, or physically ill.

May 1, 2009 350-230