Hailey Kurtenbach

Niece with Aging Auntie

Support for Caregivers

By Hailey Kurtenbach / November 1, 2022 /

As the population ages, more caregiving is being provided by people who aren’t healthcare professionals. According to Mayo Clinic, about 1 in 3 adults in the United States provides care to other adults as informal caregivers. A caregiver is anyone who provides help to another person in need, such as an ill spouse or partner,…

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Hands on steering wheel while driving at sunset

Facing First-Time Call Fears

By Hailey Kurtenbach / July 29, 2022 /

Calling 211 for the first time can feel overwhelming. Who will answer? Should I even be calling 211 for this? What if I don’t know what to ask for – will they understand me? Currently living in her van on Maui, Mona wanted to apply for food assistance but wasn’t sure where to start. After…

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