Thursday, September 29
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
This hour-long session, held in the Spirit Café and presented by Karen Stauffer from Hospice & Community Care, will focus on:Why focusing on maintaining well-being when providing care for a loved one helps us to age well and live well; the unique perspective and concerns of caregivers; and how to focus on one’s own mental and physical health during this time; tips for practicing self-care and stress reduction for caregivers.
Karen Stauffer is a Community Educator with Hospice & Community Care. She strives to tailor educational programs to a wide range of professional and community-based groups on topics related to advance care planning and comfort care for patients and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses. After spending over 30 years as a professional educator, and over 24 years as a patient advocate and caregiver, Karen understands how vital life planning, maintaining personal well-being when caring for a loved one, and early referrals to palliative medicine and hospice care truly are. As a caregiver to family members who have benefited from comfort care, about sharing how compassionate end-of-life care improves the quality of life for people in our community.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED