Caring for the Caregiver: Tools to Become a Happier, More Successful Caregiver
Caregivers are usually so busy with the tasks of caregiving that they rarely reflect upon the significance of their activities, including how caring changes their identity: their view of self, their relationships with others, and their place in society.
Dr. Aaron Blight will lead us through a thoughtful and inspiring discussion based upon research to explain caregiving as a phenomenon of social science. In doing so, Dr. Blight will explain how to build the foundation for becoming a more resilient and successful as you continue supporting your loved ones.
- Understand that caregiving is a phenomenon of social science
- Learn the framework for understanding the social dimensions of care and the tools that help caregivers be resilient
- Learn to more effectively advise, guide, and support older adults and family caregivers
- Learn to understand, support, and better manage employees who are caregivers, as well as skilled caregiving practitioners and aides