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Coping with Caregiver Stress
Therapists estimate dementia family caregivers suffer the highest levels of anxiety and depression of any group of caregivers. In this practical presentation, Dr. Tam covers the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, and their physical impact on caregivers. She also teaches and practices with audience members a number of proven, easy techniques to control and relieve stress.
**Sponsored by VITAS Healthcare**
Tam Cummings, PhD
As a gerontologist Tam provides private consultation and education services to families extensive education courses for nurses social workers administrators and activity directors keynote addresses and breakout sessions on dementia or the aging process for national state or regional conferences and individualized programming for dementia and memory care communities.