Caregivers often talk about the break they are planning that is months away, or wonder if they will ever have time for themselves.

In today’s episode of Care Partner Connection: Office Hours, I offer a recipe for respite that reinforces the importance of having some time that is truly your own, every day, while ensuring you will always have something special to look forward to.

It’s time to make time for much needed respite! View the short video, download the worksheet, then join the deeper conversation to share ideas, tips, and encouragement with our Care Partner Connection community.

If you’re not already a member, you can easily join us by registering HERE.

Look for this episode under “October 2018.”


What ingredients would you add to make your recipe for respite truly meaningful for you? What do you have on hand that you can use today to take a short break?

(HINT: It doesn’t have to cost money or take a lot of time!)

Thanks for listening in, and joining our Care Partner Connection: Office Hours Community, too. Remember that membership is free, and registration is easy… just click HERE.

Next time we’ll take a closer look at some very brief, but powerful, ways to reduce tension, release anxiety, and refresh yourself!!

Learn more about Care Partner Connection: Office Hours.


Lisa Kendall is a social work psychotherapist and clinical gerontologist who has worked with Elders and care partners in a variety of settings for over 35 years. Her passion is supporting well-being through education, community, and connection.

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