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Download the latest Caregiver Wellness booklet which covers the following topics to help you assess your current level of distress and provides you with tools to enhance your well-being while caring for a loved one or client. The booklet includes the following: 

  

         A definition of caregiver distress.  

         An explanation of the most common internal stressors and external stresses that you may experience as a caregiver. 

         An introduction to the Caregiver Wellness: U Model. 

         An explanation as to what it means to be psychologically well. 

         Tips as to how you can create a plan to enhance your well-being. 

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Caregiver Wellness booklets are a series of informative and thought-provoking publications addressing challenges faced by caregiver each day. Not on our mailing list? Sign up for our email newsletter and receive the "Caregiver Wellness: Empowering you to Prevent Burnout" booklet for FREE!  

  

  

  

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The video below illustrates the importance of striving to achieve optimum wellness. 

  

  

As you know, you play an important role in providing care for your elderly or disabled loved one or client. In, fact, according to the Caregiver Wellness: "U" Model, caregiver wellness is more than simply being physically healthy. At Caregiver Support Services we stress the importance of viewing wellness as an ongoing process - a work in progress. Our goal is to empower you as a caregiver so that you can put the focus back on you while that you can to strive for optimal caregiver wellness. 

  

  

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This pre-recorded web seminar helps family and professional caregivers manage stress associated with caring for a client or loved one. Seminar content examines the roles of stress and distress and how they impact caregivers' decision-making abilities. Participants will discover the important differences between the concepts of "helping" caregiving and "rescuing" caregiving. They also will learn to use the "Caregiver Wellness: U Model" in order to develop social, psychological, physical, intellectual, spiritual, occupational, and financial wellness and cultivate empowerment and resilience. The webinar was sponsored by Right at Home and presented in cooperation with the American Society on Aging. 

 

 

RightConversationstm Bridging the Communications Gap 

  

When visiting home, you've noticed mom is becoming forgetful; for example, she once left the stove burner on. This web seminar will help adult children learn effective tips when preparing for a difficult conversation with aging parents about their care needs. Helpful information covered in our web seminar includes the 10 RightConversations tips; using effective communication styles when having the conversation; and the benefits of using the Information Journal, Communication Planner and Family Action Planner. This is pre-recorded webinar was sponsored by Right at Home and presented in cooperation with the American Society on Aging. 

  

  

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