Compassion Fatigue-Sue Crowson – Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 217

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...

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I Wish I Knew Then-Lessons After the Caregiving!-Caregiver Smile Summit 216

I Wish I Knew Then – Lessons After the Caregiving!-Caregiver Smile Summit Kristen Cusato is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Kristen Cusato spent 20 years as a television journalist, in New York, Texas, Connecticut and California. Her mother’s diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia in 2009 changed everything. Kristen moved...

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Using the Cloud to Organize Your Caregiving Life-Caregiver Smile Summit 215

Using the Cloud to Organize Your Digital Caregiving Life – Caregiver Smile Summit Ken Bitticks is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Caregiving is the new norm. Everyone is just one phone call away from becoming a caregiver and needs to access vital information instantly 24/7 from anywhere. Using an organized...

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Aging & Sexuality: Knowledge for Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit 214

Aging & Sexuality: Knowledge for Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit Dr. Pamela Pitman Brown is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. This session will cover the basics of aging and sexuality, and how caregivers can support their patient, client, parent or significant other. We will cover autonomy, communication over-accommodation, and will discuss “normal”...

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Capturing Life Stories – Tools and Tips – Caregiver Smile Summit 213

Capturing Life Stories – Tools, Tips and Technologies – Caregiver Smile Summit Debby Bitticks is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Have you ever thought about capturing your life story or that of a loved one? Chances are you no very little about the life of your parents.  A recent article...

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Bone Safe Exercise – Caregiver Smile Summit – Smilecast 212

Bone Safe Exercise – Caregiver Smile Summit Kathleen Cody is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Taking care of your own health as a caregiver is vitally important. Staying fit and protecting your bones is part of aging well. Exercise and activity is a natural part of your daily routine....

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Sensibly Deal with Your Parents Possessions-Caregiver Smile Summit 211

How to Sensibly Deal with Your Parents Possessions as We Age-Caregiver Smile Summit Dorothy the Organizer is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Eliminate the Guilt. Embrace kindness and understanding – and get ready to help your aging parents make decisions about their possessions as they (and you age). DorothyTheOrganizer...

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Kinship Caregivers– Caregiver Smile Summit – Smilecast 210

Kinship Caregivers – Programs, Resources & the Grandparent Family Apartments Anya Metlitsky and Gavin Caster are our guests on the Caregiver Smile Summit. The PSS/WFF Grandparent Family Apartments in the Bronx is the first residence built in the U.S. specifically for grandparents raising grandchildren. It serves as the hub for the...

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Caregiver in the Workplace Survival Guide-Caregiver Smile Summit 209

Caregiver in the Workplace Survival Guide-Caregiver Smile Summit Tanya Brown is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Six out of ten people in the workforce are family caregivers. Often they face corporate cultures that do not recognize their burden or contribute to their wellbeing. Yet, corporate attention to caregivers has...

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When Caregiving Ends,Find Purpose-Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 208

When Caregiving Ends, How to Find Purpose Again– Caregiver Smile Summit Pam Ramsden and Rimas Jasin are our guests on the Caregiver Smile Summit. At some point, your caregiving responsibilities will end. Many caregivers find themselves asking: what’s next for me? Once you are no longer caring for a loved one,...

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