Workshops for Caregivers
Caregiver Champion offers a variety of workshops to help caregivers understand what is happening with their loved ones, how to take care of their loved ones and themselves, cope with stress, and navigate the bureaucratic healthcare maze. We also create custom workshops to suit your needs. Contact us today to see how we can help.
The Difference between Forgetfulness and Dementia
Do you ever forget your keys, cell phone or turn the wrong way while driving?
Does this cause you to worry that you have Alzheimer's? If so this workshop is for you.
We will explain the difference between forgetfulness and dementia and hopefully help you to stop worrying!
Caregiving causes feelings of overwhelming stress, anxiety and depression. The stress has caused caregivers to become emotionally and physically ill.
Approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the last 12 months. [National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. (2015). Caregiving in the U.S.]
More than 1 in 6 Americans working full-time or part-time report assisting with the care of an elderly or disabled family member, relative, or friend. Caregivers working at least 15 hours per week indicated that this assistance significantly affected their work life. [Gallup-Healthways. (2011). Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.]
69% of working caregivers caring for a family member or friend report having to rearrange their work schedule, decrease their hours, or take an unpaid leave in order to meet their caregiving responsibilities. [AARP Public Policy Institute. (2011). Valuing the Invaluable: 2011 Update– The Economic Value of Family Caregiving in 2009.
If you are a caregiver and experiencing overwhelming stress, than this workshop is for you. We will measure the stress you are experience and discuss measures to take to reduce this stress. Such as “Put your Oxygen Mask on First” and Laughter therapy!