Oklahomans can learn about resources for family caregivers by watching a 60-minute seminar online. Produced by the AARP state office, the webinar addresses the needs and concerns of those who care for an aging parent, spouse or other loved one in the Sooner State.
“This is an issue that most Oklahomans will face—if they haven’t already,” said Sean Voskuhl, AARP state director.
About 524,000 Oklahoma caregivers provide about 488 million hours of unpaid services annually, worth about $6.1 billion.
In the webinar, Voskuhl explains how a state law improves communication between hospitals and family caregivers. Whitney A. Bailey, an associate professor at Oklahoma State University, discusses resources that can ease the burden of caregiving. Together, they answer caregiving questions that were submitted by Oklahomans.
To watch the caregiving webinar, click here.