Susan Baida Susan Baida is the co-founder of eCare Diary.com , a new website for families coordinating long term care. It brings together free tools, resources and a supportive community to help simplify the enormous task of caregiving. The site includes the Care Diary, a medication and appointment management tool designed to make coordinating care and sharing information easy amongst family members and other caregivers.
General Medical

For U.S. Caregivers, Many Changes

By Susan Baida
The National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP have just released a new report about caregivers in the United States, an update of the last one issued in 2004. In just five years, I am amazed by some of the new information, and how significantly some of the numbers have changed. The report is based on interviews with 1,480 caregivers throughout…
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Emotional Health · Family & Friends · General Medical

Susan Baida: eCareDiary, Building Community, and Sex in the Workplace

By Susan Baida
We at WVFC were thrilled to discover an essential new resource and “neighbor” on the World Wide Web:  eCareDiary.com, an online community formed in late 2008 for those of us caring for elders in our families. In some ways, this is the challenge of our generation: balancing, sometimes, multiple dimensions of caregiving for several generations, each with its attendant financial…
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