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Check out the latest happenings with our Guests at both Broad Ripple and UIndy in our latest installments of our weekly newsletters, “Joyful Noise”!  
For years the average caregiver has been a 40 something year old woman caring for an aging parent, but that is quickly changing. Studies are now finding that 4 out of 10 caregivers are males, caring for a wife or partner, a parent or grandparent, and learning that they don’t like to talk about the...
Each year thousands of craft beer enthusiasts wait in line for entry into Winterfest, the largest beer fest in Indiana, presented by The Brewers of Indiana Guild. Once inside they enjoy beer samples from over 100 breweries in support of The Guild’s mission to, among other things, promote the highest quality of standards of professional brewing...
Last week we enjoyed talking about the spring weather, celebrated Mother’s Day with the special ladies in our lives, and said “see you later” to our dear friend Beth. We’re also looking forward to an educational night for Caregivers on May 23 – check out our weekly newsletter for all the details!
Joy’s House volunteers dedicate their time, talent and treasure on a daily basis.  And, whether they’re front and center or behind the scenes – we wouldn’t be able to serve in our mission without them.  Many thanks to you, our precious volunteers!
May 16, 2017
The Joy’s House mission has always had an underlying current that showed the value placed on family caregivers and the challenges that they face. In 2015 when our Caregiver Services were launched, we had no idea the impact that we were going to have on not only the caregivers associated with Joy’s House, but also...
I love my father, but after years of addiction, broken promises and a few yelling matches, I don’t always like my father. Unless he passes away in his sleep, I know that I will be responsible for his care as he ages. Over the course of my career, I’ve heard caregivers mention how awful their...
I don’t know about you, but the saying Eat to live, don’t live to eat, goes out of my head when I am stressed, sad or emotionally tired. Caregivers are no different and are actually at a higher risk of emotional overeating for a number of reasons, with isolation being at the top of the list....