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Employed and Caring for a Loved One - Part 2

Posted on December 27, 2017

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

For those who struggle to balance caregiving responsibilities with employment duties - life can be stressful and days can be long. There are only 24 hours in a day and when you have so much to do - you sometimes neglect yourself in order to get it all done. In this video Maria offers advice  for keeping your job and saving your sanity. 

  • How to accept advice from friends and family?
  • Resources that can help lighten the load.
  • The importance of support groups and respite care.

Employed and Caring for a Loved One - Part 1

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Employed and Caring for a Loved One - Part 1

Posted on December 27, 2017

Presenter:  Maria W. Wellisch, RN, LNFA

Are you struggling to balance caregiving responsibilities with your employment duties. Do you feel one or the other is suffering from being stretched too far. If so you are not alone. In this video Maria Wellisch offers her advice for keeping your job and saving your sanity. 

  • Using FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) effectively
  • Tapping into your EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Consider a Geriatric Case Manager 

Employed and Caring for a Loved One - Part 2

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SKY Meditation: Guided Relaxation

Posted on August 3, 2016

Presenter: Kirti Carter, MD, MPH

Dr. Kirti Carter explains the many benefits associated with meditation and guided relaxation. She will then walk you through a guided relaxation exercise to help you calm your mind and reduce stress. It is suggested that you watch Dr. Carter's first video "Sky Meditation: Breath Based Relaxation" prior to watching this video. The breathing techniques will enhance your guided meditation. 

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SKY Meditation: Breath Based Relaxation

Posted on August 2, 2016

Presenter: Kirti Carter, MD, MPH

When the demand is greater than the energy available to meet the demand you will experience stress. This is often the case for caregivers. Dr. Kirti Carter, a strong advocate for stress free and healthy living will walk you through three breath based relaxation techniques than can be used to help reduce stress. A great introduction to meditation and relaxation techniques.

  • Ultimate Nostril Breathing
  • Bellows Breath
  • Ocean Sound Breath

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Understanding Caregiver Stress When Dealing with Dementia

Posted on October 28, 2015
In this presentation by Dr. Beth Goethe and Dr. Martha E. Leatherman, you'll learn how to appropriatly interact with and treat seniors dealing with dementia. For those looking for videos of caregiving training online, this is an important piece to learn as you or your staff interact with people dealing with dementia.

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Caregiver Stress: Identifying and Reducing Strain and Stress

Posted on June 9, 2015

Caregiver stress is defined as suffering of the mind or body, as severe physical or mental strain. It is subjective and unique to each individual, and it can result in loss of energy, exhaustion, feeling out of control, feeling tense or nervous, lacking interest in things you used to like to do, or becoming isolated. This video helps answer the question, “What do I do to get rid of caregiver stress?”  

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Caregiver Stress: Module 3

Posted on March 2, 2015

Caregivers, whether they work in a private setting or at a heath care facility or nursing home, can experience caregiver stress or compassion fatigue. In this third and last part of our three-module series, we provide an overview of the condition, including how it affects the body, and we answer the important question: “What do I do to get rid of caregiver stress?” 

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Caregiver Stress: Module 2

Posted on March 2, 2015

Caregivers, whether they work in a private setting or at a heath care facility or nursing home, can experience caregiver stress or compassion fatigue. In this second part of our three-module series, we provide an overview of the condition, including how it affects the body, and we answer the important question: “What do I do to get rid of caregiver stress?” 

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Caregiver Stress: Module 1

Posted on March 2, 2015

Caregivers, whether they work in a private setting or at a heath care facility or nursing home, can experience caregiver stress or compassion fatigue. In this first part of our three-module series, we provide an overview of the condition, including how it affects the body, and we answer the important question: “What do I do to get rid of caregiver stress?” 

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Caregiver Stress

Posted on March 2, 2015

A caregiver of a patient with Alzheimer’s is defined as someone who provides care four hours a day, five days a week, for six months in a row. In this video, the presenter surmises that most caregivers spend much more time than this providing care. As a result, they can be susceptible to a multitude of emotions, including caregiver stress. Starting with the definition of stress, this video describes its causes and symptoms and answers the question, “What do I do to get rid of caregiver stress?”

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