Caregiver Wellness: Take Care of Yourself from Morning
the latest Caregiver
Wellness infographic. The Alzheimer's
Foundation of America compiled this
list to fit the nine components of the "Caregiver Wellness: U Model." Eboni
Green, Ph.D., RN, co-founder of Caregiver Support Services, Omaha, developed this conceptual model to empower
caregivers to achieve optimum wellness. The components are social,
psychological, physical, intellectual, spiritual, occupational and financial
wellness, plus the empowerment and resilience, or flexibility, necessary for
you to take charge of your health on a holistic basis.
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easy for people to say, "Take care of yourself," but here is a plan that anyone
can use, whether moment by moment, or day by day. Not
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Empowering to Achieve Optimum Wellness
video below illustrates the importance of striving to achieve optimum wellness.
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.
Healthcare Advocacy: Fundamentals of Ethical Caregiving
struggle in maintaining the integrity of healthcare lies in knowing how to
apply ethical principles in stressful professional and family caregiver
roles. Our web seminar provides the framework for developing a holistic
ethical caregiver strategy based on: applying a practical approach to ethics
in healthcare; knowing the difference between types of neglect; making sure
there are abuse-prevention services in one's area; and learning the ethical
roles of elder law attorneys in consulting aging clients and their families
on end-of-life issues.
Caregiver Wellness the Power of
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.
choose to download the RightCoversationssm Guide and return to
Caregiver Support Services to watch the recording of "RightConversations: Bridging
the Family Communications Gap"
webinar. Please see the description of the webinar below.
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.