Keeping It REAL Caregiving

February 2023

Black History Month Celebrations

Celebrating Black History

During the month of February (and beyond) look for featured interviews and articles with a special focus on Black history – past and present.

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They Cared for us…
Now it’s Our Turn

Providing loving and effective family caregiving requires a holistic approach. Our mission is to help you learn from the stories of those who have already experienced this journey: what works; finding support.

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Introducing our latest feature:

Keeping It REAL Caregiving wants to honor a caregiver each month with the Caregiver of the Month Award!

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond in their role as a family or professional caregiver? We want to hear from you – so we can say THANK YOU!



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Support & Advocacy

Guiding clients in identifying appropriate services & programs to meet individual family needs


Information & Education

Assisting you in preparing for ‘what if’ scenarios caring for an elder or loved one needing additional support


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Providing the latest information and news impacting caregivers, elder, medical, insurance and housing issues.

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American Society on Aging 2023 Conference
March 27 – 20, 2023
Atlanta, GA

Keeping It REAL Caregiving will join the American Society on Aging for the 2023 ‘On Aging’ conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

See video interviews and images from the 2022 conference

ASA 2022 Video Gallery

ASA 2022 Photo Gallery


Mother to my Mother: Lessons learned from a career-woman & family caregiver


Podcasts & Videos

Featuring “Need to Know” information plus interviews with medical, insurance, caregiving experts, elders and more.


“There is only so much you can learn without knowing what there is to learn. Keeping it REAL Caregiving is my way of lending a helping hand.

My journey of caring for my elderly mother in the last years of her life opened my eyes to the need for a more coordinated, holistic, supportive and healthy way for all of us to ensure our loved ones have the best care possible in their final chapters.”

Julia Yarbough

Founder, Keeping it REAL Caregiving

“Julia, thanks so much for the valuable information regarding care for our handicapped son.”

Barbara I.

“Julia was able to give my mom and I some direction and assistance from her past experience with her own mother. Not even knowing where to begin Julia gave us a great deal of suggestions and guidance.”

Denise R.

“Figuring out caregiving for your elderly parents can be overwhelming. Julia helped cut through the clutter and noise to get to the heart of what those of us who are caregivers need: resources and information. Thank you for what you do!”

Danielle K.

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