Alzheimer’s caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Learn more about recognizing signs of stress, and tips to avoid burnout.
Join Janna Cantu, MT-BC, CFSS as she discusses how she sets “self-care to music to so that your brain outsmarts trauma while your body simply listens”! Her beautiful, evidence-based musical interventions teach your mind and body how to turn on the relaxation response ( rest and digest mode) and turn off the stress response ( […]
What is Compassion Fatigue? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and the difference between Compassion Fatigue vs. burnout vs. trauma. Identify healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms and self-care as prevention and the path to healing.
This month she will discuss how to handle difficult behaviors when dealing with a loved one living with dementia. This is an interactive session where Dear Lucy will answer questions and have a conversation with caregivers regarding the issues they face in their caregiving journey. **Continuation from August 15th Session**
Feelings of frustration, guilt, anger, grief/loss, crying and sadness are just a few of the real and raw emotions we experience as a Caregiver. Caregivers often become overwhelmed and isolated in their 24/7 care of a loved one. Nestor H. Praderio, M.D. will lead a discussion on the importance of self care and prioritizing your […]
How and why do caregivers keep providing care to a loved one day after day, month after month, year after year? Join this session to find some of the reasons, in addition to the facts of unpaid caregiver value to our nation. Learn to advocate for more comprehensive caregiver services, and share how you have […]
En esta sesión exploraremos el sentido de la vida, la familia, nuestras fuentes de fortaleza y cómo podemos ayudar a nuestros seres queridos y a uno mismo en ese trayecto.
LOLA walks you through as a guide talking about all the things together. “I realized after losing my father in 2014 and then my husband shortly afterwards, there was no one to be a guide for me.- that is when I came up with Loss of Life Advocates, named after my mother, to help individuals, […]
This month she will discuss how to handle difficult behaviors when dealing with a loved one living with dementia. This is an interactive session where Dear Lucy will answer questions and have a conversation with caregivers regarding the issues they face in their caregiving journey.
Dr. Jamie Huysman, LCSW, CAP has been a fierce advocate for family caregivers, their rights, and wellbeing for over 15 years. Since 2009, “Take Your Oxygen First” has been an ever-evolving call to action for caregivers to engage in taking care of themselves their own sakes, as well as that of their loved ones. This […]
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