Life Journeys - Solutions for Caregivers is a four-part public television series that takes a closer look at the trials and triumphs of family caregiving. With 50 million Americans playing this pivotal role in the life of a sick or elderly loved one, the need for informational and empowering television programming has never been greater.
Join Susan Hunt, a well-known television host and experienced caregiver, explore a wide range of issues and topics that will help families increase their knowledge and skills, while decreasing their levels of stress.
These programs and outreach initiatives are presented by the American Red Cross in partnership with the John R. Oishei Foundation, Buffalo Toronto Public Media WNED.
"There are four kinds of people in this world:
Those who have been caregivers, Those who currently are caregivers,
Those who will be caregivers, and Those who will need caregivers."
Episode One – You are a Caregiver
Susan Hunt and her guests explore the fundamental steps of the caregiving journey through sharing personal experiences, information, and video stories. They talk about the national crisis of caregiving, how important it is to first identify yourself as a caregiver, the value of effective communication with your family and other loved ones, and understanding important legal and financial documents that will assist you in your caregiving journey.