ResourcesSupporting Well-Being for Every Member of the Care Partner Team
Why do we choose the work we do?
HUMAN INVESTMENT is a short film that starts the discussion around the humanity of care, compassion and advocacy…. (and has a brief clip with me talking about why I love my work and how I almost wrecked my career by not walking my own talk!).
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The Eden Alternative Approach to Elder Care
How is being a Care Partner different than being a caregiver? Is there really a difference between person-centered and person-directed care? How can loneliness, helplessness, and boredom cause suffering for Elders and their care partners?
The Impact of Trauma in Later Life
Dr. Nancy Kusmaul and I talked about the “Impacts of Trauma in Later Life” for the University at Buffalo’s inSocialWork podcast series in January of 2017; listen HERE!
What are we talking about when we refer to emotional trauma, and why are some people affected more than others by difficult events? How do we know when an Elder might be suffering from unresolved trauma?
The ACE Study (Adverse Childhood Events)