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Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

Caregiving can be an emotionally intense experience. Many caregivers can experience negative feelings, which they may bury or deny; doing this can lead to unhealthy emotional and physical states. If you are a caregiver, or work with someone who is, this web seminar will help identify the difficult feelings and emotions that can arise from caregiving, and offer solutions to deal with them.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Describe five negative feelings that caregivers frequently experience;
  • Identify four positive ways to cope with these feelings; and
  • List two important benefits of acknowledging and coping with feelings and emotions.

Presenter:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver. She brings years of personal and professional eldercare experience and training to families that are dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with the team responsible for ensuring that Home Instead Senior Care’s worldwide network of 60,000 caregivers has the necessary resources to provide quality care at home, and that they understand the importance of their work and how it enhances their clients’ lives. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in family science, with a gerontology specialization, from the University of Nebraska−Lincoln, and a Master’s in Education, with a gerontology specialization, from the University of Nebraska Omaha.

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