AARP CO Visionary Caregiving Seminar Bethany Lutheran Church Cherry Hills Village, CO 4/30/2014

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Visionary Caregiving

Topic: Compassion Fatigue - When It Hurts to Care

Speaker: Jane W. Barton, MTS, MASM, CSA (Author of Caregiving for the GENIUS)

Persons and families challenged by neurological diseases and conditions face daunting challenges for extended periods of time. Hence, planning and preparing to care is tremendously important for the care receiver and the caregivers. Families must not only meet the immediate needs of the care receiver but envision future needs as well. Visionary Caregiving programs will address the long-term caregiving needs for persons and families affected by neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, and disabilities associated with stroke. ALL are welcome to attend the FREE program sponsored by AARP Colorado. Professionals, community members, students, caregivers and care receivers are welcome. Please join us for a lively discussion about the important issue of compassion fatigue.

What is compassion fatigue?
What are the symptoms of compassion fatigue?
Who is at risk of experiencing compassion fatigue?
What can be done to minimize the risk of compassion fatigue?
Date: April 30, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Bethany Lutheran Church (Great Hall, Entrance and Parking on the South Side of the Building. Enter through the portico.)

4500 E Hampden Ave.

Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

Note: Breakfast Provided

Register by April 25. Space is limited! To reserve your seat, Telephone 1-877-926-8300.


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