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Caregiver Resource Roundup – April 14, 2020

Enjoy this week’s Caregiver Resource Roundup of resources for you and your family to use along with Flying Horse Farms Camp at Home! The Caregiver Resource Roundup will be posted weekly and include a variety of resources for caregivers of children with serious illnesses to utilize as we navigate this tough time. Have an idea for a resource you’d like to be included? Send it over to Abby!

Haven’t joined the FHF 2020 Spring Camp at home Facebook group yet? Answer a few screener questions and we’ll be sure to add you as soon as we can. Click here to join now.

Additionally, join the Flying Horse Farms Camper Caregiver Facebook group. Designed specifically for caregivers, it provides a supportive environment for caregivers to connect with one another as we navigate the current state of the world. Answer a few screener questions and we’ll be sure to add you as soon as we can. Click here to join now.

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KEEPING THE CALM 

HealthyChildren, from the American Academy of Pediatrics, put together 10 simple tips on how to keep the calm at home. From redirecting behavior to preventing boredom, this roundup has many helpful takeaways as you adjust to life at home. Click here to check it out.

 

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MASK SAFETY 101 

The Center for Disease Control now recommends the use of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The CDC also includes a quick video on how to fashion your own face coverings using materials you have at home. For more information on mask safety for infants, please see this Nationwide Children’s Hospital article. Click here to check out the video from the CDC.

 

 

BEYOND MY BATTLE TOOLKIT 

Originally created as a community to reduce stress for those with serious illnesses, rare diseases, and/or disabilities, Beyond My Battle has put together a toolkit of resources specifically related to COVID-19. The kit covers everything from how to stay informed, ways to reduce stress, and opportunities to keep moving. Click here to check it out.