Research insight #2 – Network models of care improve lives.

Posted by & filed under Caregiving, Carers, Research, Vickie Cammack.

It was over 20 years ago when Vickie Cammack began working to create networks of support for people who are vulnerable. This work manifested into a social venture when Tyze was born as an online tool. This unique technology is a culmination of personal experiences, wisdom and research. “Helping one another is key to having personal meaning… Read more »

Research insight #1: People help more when plugged into a Tyze network

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Through our latest research, we discovered that people are willing to help out more than we thought. The biggest challenge is knowing how to communicate. There is often a disconnect between the caregivers who need help and the people who are ready and willing to help. That is where Tyze comes in. When support people join a… Read more »

Australia innovates health care by supporting care providers

Posted by & filed under Advocacy, Carers Australia, News.

The struggle to support loved ones is a universal issue. It is a financial and human resource challenge that every health care system has in common. Some systems fear change and default into denial. Meanwhile some systems are embracing new ideas and increasing the efficiency of health care through creative innovations. In Australia, there are… Read more »

Donna Thomson on Social Media & Advocacy

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We are so grateful to have Donna on our team at Tyze. She has helped to shape our online tools and she constantly inspires us. Her authentic online presence provides comfort and empowerment for thousands of people all over the world. Please enjoy reading her thoughts and insights on social media and advocacy. Donna Thomson… Read more »

New strategies of care for 35.6 million people living with Alzheimer’s

Posted by & filed under Alzheimers Caregiving.

  As Alzheimer’s month comes to an end, we are reflecting on the progress and momentum that has been building throughout organizations, families and policy makers. Current estimates indicate 35.6 million people worldwide are living with dementia but with the world’s populations aging, the World Health Organization estimates that number will nearly double every 20… Read more »

Cancer Caregiving: Roles & Relationships

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This image is from a story by Gerald Saluti titled, “My wife has cancer…Now what do I do?“   When someone close to you is diagnosed with cancer, you may feel as if your world has been turned inside out and upside down. It is both difficult and disorienting. During this time, you get to… Read more »

Missing Grandpa: Caring from a Distance

Posted by & filed under Case Studies, Research, Stories, Tips On Using Tyze.

This story was written by Dr. Kerry Byrne @Kerry_Byrne   A quick Google search about long-distance caregiving yields multiple results. Research studies, practical applied tips and stories from caregivers managing care from a distance abound. These are often geared to the person responsible for providing the most care or most responsible for care of a loved… Read more »

Young leader sets up Tyze networks in community & provides opportunities for peers to contribute

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Jules Andre Brown’s generation has been referred to as Generation We, Global Generation, Generation Next, the Net Generation, Millennials, Generation Y, Echo Boomers, Boomerang Generation and the Peter Pan Generation. Although novelists and sociologists cannot seem to agree on a descriptive title, there is no doubt that this generation has come of age in an era… Read more »