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Tag: Stress Management

Staging the Person with Dementia

Understanding how dementias move through the brain and cause changes in behavior allows families and professionals to determine how much damage the brain has suffered. Identifying your loved one’s stage of dementia means knowing what behaviors or declines will follow, the time a Person With Dementia is expected to be in each stage, how much […]

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April 21 @ 11:00 am
How to Manage Being Sheltered at Home with Your Loved One Who Suffers from Dementia

Please join Dear Lucy in an interactive discussion about being sheltered in place with a loved one who has dementia. She will discuss how to organize a daily routine, and how to take care of yourself as well by maintaining your physical and mental well-being.

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April 9 @ 10:00 am
Coping With the Coronavirus Outbreak while Caregiving

Join us as we take your questions and discuss Coronavirus. We’ll address: Feeling a sense of control, Not letting fear take over, How to cope with being quarantined at home, and how to prepare, How to manage your stress and stay healthy, Staying positive and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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April 1 @ 10:00 am
Coping With the Coronavirus Outbreak while Caregiving

Join us as we take your questions and discuss Coronavirus. We’ll address: Feeling a sense of control, Not letting fear take over, How to cope with being quarantined at home, and how to prepare, How to manage your stress and stay healthy, Staying positive and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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March 25 @ 10:00 am
Coping With the Coronavirus Outbreak while Caregiving

Join us as we take your questions and discuss Coronavirus. We’ll address: Feeling a sense of control, Not letting fear take over, How to cope with being quarantined at home, and how to prepare, How to manage your stress and stay healthy, Staying positive and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.  

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March 18 @ 10:00 am
The Dementia Dialogues: Tips and Tricks to Reduce Caregiver Stress

Ten Practical Caregiver Stress Exercises. These are easily doable techniques that immediately reduce physical and emotional stress in family and professional caregivers. These tips and tricks take anywhere from 30 seconds to 1 hour to do. **Sponsored by VITAS Healthcare**  

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March 17 @ 11:00 am
Dear Lucy with Lucy Barylak, MSW

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.  

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February 13 @ 10:00 am
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults/Caregivers

Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning.   Learn about ways to plan ahead for health, weather, loss of services such as electricity, and other emergencies and disasters.  

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February 10 @ 12:00 pm
Estrés de cuidador: Cuando un acto de amor se vuelve una carga agobiante

Las exigencias emocionales y físicas que son parte del cuidado de una persona mayor enferma pueden estresar incluso a la persona más resiliente. Por ello, es tan importante aprovechar todos los recursos y las herramientas disponibles para manejar el estrės. Expondremos cuáles son las características que definen el estrés de cuidador y como se puede […]

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February 6 @ 10:00 am
When Enough is Enough: Setting Personal Boundaries as a Caregiver

Setting personal boundaries is an important step in managing the stress of caregiving. This session will help participants understand what it means to set boundaries, why it is important to set boundaries, and strategies for setting boundaries. Participants will hear strategies from other caregivers on this important topic and will be able to share their […]

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February 5 @ 11:00 am