Our Friday Song of the Week – High Hopes
Coming Out of the Closet with Caregiving – Workplace Issues – Caregiver Smile Summit
Dr. Mimi Hull is our guest in the Caregiver Smile Summit.
This session will show you how to stay sane while balancing work, caregiving and self. Should you tell your boss? What if co-workers are insensitive? What considerations could you ask for? Dr. Mimi will help us understand the workplace culture and ways to navigate it.
Dr. Mimi Hull is a fully licensed psychologist whose specialty is the workplace. A super speaker and effective trainer, she builds relationships and develops effective leaders while resolving conflict and reducing stress. Having been a working caregiver, she knows the challenges of balancing many roles and how to deal with bosses, coworkers and clients. She is a familiar voice in Central Florida from her long-running radio program on workplace issues and her regular appearances on FOX TV.
Senior Financial Exploitation and Ways to Prevent It – Caregiver Smile Summit
Howard Tischler is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit.
Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors and adults with disabilities. According to the National Adult Protective Services Association, one in nine seniors reported being abused, neglected or exploited in the past twelve months with 1 in 20 older adults indicating some form of perceived financial mistreatment occurring in the recent past. In this session we will cover common scams, who commits them and what you can do to protect yourself and a loved one. Our expert, Howard Tischler, is co-founder of EverSafe, which monitors bank and investment accounts, credit cards, and credit data for you, your family and your clients.
Our Friday Song of the Week – It Was Just One of Those Things
Compassion Fatigue-Caregiver Smile Summit
Susan Crowson is our exceptional guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit.
This session is for persons who have been providing direct care over an extended time to those with traumatic, tragic or terminal conditions. It is designed for both professional and family care providers to recognize and identify if they are suffering from compassion fatigue. Practical tips for coping and finding stress busters are provided. This session is designed to empower you to become a well-balanced caregiver and … it could even save your life!