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Time Saving Tips for Caregivers

Time Saving Tips for Caregivers

Today, we welcome guest blogger, Christine Klotz, author of All-In Caregiving: A Guide for the Care of Aging Parents. Providing care and support for a family member or other loved one takes time that you just might feel you don’t have. You have your own life that is...

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Is it Just the “Winter Blues?”

Is it Just the “Winter Blues?”

This interactive webinar distinguishes between two types of Seasonal Affective Disorder, and explores the various facts and myths about this form of depression, including symptoms, treatment approaches, and strategies for coping if you know you are prone to S.A.D.

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How To Say “No” As A Caregiver

How To Say “No” As A Caregiver

When was the last time you said “no” when someone asked you to do something?  It might have been an invitation to a party, to serve on a committee, or to help with an event at your faith community.   It can be very hard to say “no!”   We often feel that if someone...

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What Is The Real Meaning of Trauma?

What Is The Real Meaning of Trauma?

Everywhere you turn these days, it seems you run into something about trauma. The word is used so often, and in so many contexts, the meaning seems to be lost through overuse, even as it is poorly understood. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

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News for the New Year

News for the New Year

I hope you’ve had some moments of peace in this holiday season, however you honor the mid-winter, and whatever your personal situation. I know it can be a busy time for healing and helping professionals, and a stressful time for family caregivers. It can be a lonely...

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Winter Seminar: Nurturing Peace & Meaning During the Holiday Season

Winter Seminar: Nurturing Peace & Meaning During the Holiday Season

When we care for others, whether professionally or as family, we may feel time passes very quickly just as we have a longing to slow down and savor it.

As Nature slows for the Winter Season, and many traditions celebrate mid-winter holidays and Holy days, we offer this virtual seminar as a safe space to pause in quiet contemplation with a small community of fellow travelers.

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Recipes for Respite: Part Two

Recipes for Respite: Part Two

This next episode of Care Partner Connection: Office Hours comes just in time for the season of giving. When you add the furor of the holidays to your responsibilities as a caregiver, you might be feeling more depleted than ever. But with a little bit of respite...

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