Just one great benefit of Stronger Together, the $2.5 Million Campaign for Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area is that we can create a formal volunteer and community awareness program. Check out this infographic and learn how your involvement in Stronger Together could make all the difference to someone in need.
As the New Year begins, I drive along the roads to help our neighbors in need. I like to think of all the things that I am grateful for along the way. I want to share with you some of the people and things that make it possible for me to continue to serve our … More 25 Things Vann Has to be Grateful for This Year
This November is National Caregiver Month and we are thrilled to celebrate the kindness and dedication of caregivers. Although many caregivers live near the loved ones they care for, estimates suggest that there are up to 7 million long-distance caregivers. A long-distance caregiver may live a few hours from their loved one or across the … More Long-Distance Caregiving: Questions to Ask and Actions to Take
Many people think that a caregiver is only someone who lives with and gives daily hands-on physical care to another. However, many persons go to great lengths to help keep a family member living independently, sharing the responsibility for their loved-one’s well-being. In doing so, caregivers expend a great deal of emotional and possibly financial … More I Might Be a Caregiver If…
Shirley was living in beach community when her neighbors saw her attempting to walk five miles to the grocery store in the middle of a 90-degree day. She claimed she had no food, even though her refrigerator had been fully stocked just days earlier. When Shirley’s daughter in … More Even Caregivers Need a Helping Hand
Winter storms are threatening the east cost over the next 24 hours. Remember to be prepared for extreme winter conditions and take precautions to secure the safety of your family and property. To help you prepare, we are sharing with you our top five internet resources for tips and tools to help you through the … More Top 6 Websites to Help You Prepare for the Winter Storm
Do you take time out of your day to care for an aging parent or a child with special needs? Do you care for a disabled family member or veteran? If you answered yes, then you are a caregiver. According to Caregiver Action Network, two out of five adults in America are family caregivers. That … More 10 Tips for Top Caregivers