Speaking Topics

After the Holidays

How do you cope after the holidays? When the din and press of the holidays have died down, sometimes it’s wonderful to just collapse on the couch and have the […]

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I LOVE HALLOWEEN. SORT OF.

Well, OK, I love dressing up and I’m particular about what candy I’m willing to trade, but there’s something that really bothers me about it.  It’s lost almost all of […]

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When Caregiving Starts Early

When Caregiving Starts Early: The World of Younger (60ish) Caregivers Looking at a long road ahead when you’re unsure how long it will be or what the future will bring, […]

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Love Does Not Conquer All

Taking Care of Yourself First Actually it depends on who we’re talking about loving. New caregivers can’t maintain a healthy care relationship if they don’t build plans to care for […]

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What About Me?

A lighter look at the realities of personal caregiving Caregivers give a lot of themselves; sometimes they don’t know how much.   They take on new roles, they learn new skills, […]

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Losses Along the Way

Supporting the Grief of Caregivers When we are caregiving, there are many things we must do every day for the person we are caring for.  But recognizing and honoring our own process […]

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Grief in The Workplace

Personal losses and employee illnesses and deaths dramatically affect workplace dynamics and productivity. Not understanding why it is important to understand and support staff through difficult changes creates organizational stress […]

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