Caregivers Need Care Too! 

Many times caregivers put their own needs last. This session will examine stress and burnout and how to recognize it and prevent it with strategies for self-care.

 

Losses and Mixed Emotions of Caregiving

There are many losses a caregiver can experience and difficult emotions such as frustration, guilt and fear. Learn how very common these emotions are for caregivers and how to accept and manage them.

 

Changing Relationships in Caregiving

This session addresses the changes that can develop among relationships with family members, successful long distance caregiving, and the need for family support.

 

Couple Relationships in Caregiving

The relationship of a couple has its own challenges in a caregiving situation. Learn about those special circumstances and techniques for maintaining that special bond and dynamic.

 

Speak Clearly, Listen Carefully 

Effective communication is vital in our world, but is critical in a caregiving situation. Learn communication techniques that will help to express your feelings in a productive way that is advantageous for the caregiver, care receiver, family members, friends, health care and eldercare services team.

 

Eldercare Services and Professionals

How to Maneuver Through the Maze - Locating professional assistance with caregiving can be challenging. This session will assist caregiviers in gaining useful information on eldercare service resources that are available.