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    Top five most-read posts from 2021

    Posted 01/25/2022 by Fallon Health

    As we begin a new year, we do so while still dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to what you read most on this blog last year, your focus has been on your loved one’s mental health as well as your own, and how to support them.

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  • An important op/ed by Fallon Health President and CEO Richard Burke

    Posted 12/16/2021 by Fallon Health

    “Family caregivers provide an unheralded service that is central to the structure of our families and society. Let’s honor them by acknowledging the magnitude of their role and advancing real solutions to lighten the load that they carry for us all.” -Richard Burke, president and CEO of Fallon Health


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  • Maintaining a balance

    Posted 11/18/2021 by Fallon Health

    Over the years, the Caregiver Connection blog has had many posts about self-care for caregivers. In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, we’ve collected several of them for you here for easy reference.


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  • Coping with compassion fatigue and regaining balance

    Posted 08/04/2021 by Fallon Health

    Compassion fatigue has been described as caregiver burnout, but it’s more than that. Fortunately, even though this problem is often misunderstood, there are ways you can fend it off.  

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  • Debunking myths about dementia

    Posted 06/30/2021 by Fallon Health

    Talking openly about dementia can help reduce the myths—as well as the fear, shame, stigma and stereotypes—that surround it.

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