Includes one complimentary Continuing Education (CE) credit.
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Join us for an enthusiastic delivery of how to endure the emotional roller coaster of caregiving. This one-hour webinar covers the signs of caregiver burnout, practical steps to reduce the physical and mental effects of stress, and communication strategies to lead difficult respite care conversations. The discussion also breaks down the early, late and final stages of dementia, with helpful communication tips and tools to apply to any care setting.
Participants in this webinar will be able to:
- Identify the common emotions and behaviors among caregivers.
- Recognize the signs of caregiver stress and burnout.
- Create a caregiver survival plan.
- Apply communication strategies to assist with dementia-specific behaviors.
Jill Gafner Livingston is a behavior-based trainer, a public speaker and author, and the owner of Global Training Experts, LLC. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, earning her credential through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Gafner Livingston sees her highest achievement as surviving 21 years of caregiving for her husband, who had lung cancer, brain cancer and dementia, while raising a family. Jill published “Personal Positioning for the Caregiver” in 2006 (Aardvark Global Publishing) to help other caregivers manage the incredible challenges of caregiving.