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Resources for Homeschool Caregivers
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Sidebar to “Homeschooling while caring for elderly parents”

by Vicki Bentley
Jan/Feb 2012 Court Report


“Caregiving for Homeschool Families: Don’t Go Into It Lightly” by Janice Campbell

“Advice for Friends of Caregivers” by Janice Campbell

“Can Learning Go On While Caregiving? Crisis Schooling for Homeschoolers” by Janice Campbell

“Surviving the Sandwich Years: Juggling Diapers and Depends” (downloadable audio workshop by Dr. Rodger Sayre and his wife Mary)

“Caregiving as a Homeschooler: An Interview with Janice Campbell”

“Caring for My Dad at Home” by Juli Loesch Wiley. (Juli cared for her blind, deaf, senile dad for many years, while homeschooling her children and battling her own rheumatoid arthritis.)

“Balancing Elder Care and Your Family” by Maureen Huntley

“Grandma IS the Lesson” by Diane Hopkins

“Helping Children Understand Dementia”

“An Alzheimer’s Disease Reading List” (article, plus booklist of suggested reading)

“Websites and Blogs for the Caregiver” by Kaylee Todd

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life by Nancy Mace, M.A., and Peter Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.

Today’s Caregiver (website for and by caregivers)

Family Caregiving 101 (website)

Alzheimer’s Association (This is a basic site to find care groups in your area—not specifically homeschool related.)

Focus on the Family’s Alzheimer counselor list

“When Life Broadsides Your Homeschool” by Vicki Bentley (Though this article doesn’t deal specifically with the caregiving aspect, it does address homeschooling while dealing with life’s unexpected circumstances.)