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Learn Powerful Tools to Help Navigate the Role of Family Caregiver
Wed, 2 November 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM MDT
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Family Caregiving: How to Bring Balance Into Your Life
This free informational session is intended for family or friends who have a connection with someone who has a neurological disorder.
There are many tasks and responsibilities when caring for a family member or friend which can be a major source of stress. The physical, psychological and social consequences of caring for a loved one with a neurological disorder are significant. It is common to feel angry, irritable, unhappy, alone or isolated or to have experienced depression or sleep problems.
Learn the tools to help bring the balance back to your life.
Objectives for this session:
1) To identify the impact of family caregiving
2) Discover that you are not alone
3) Leave the evening having tools and resources to manage the challenges of caregiving
We will use video clips, photos and discussion to ensure that this session is engaging and that you leave feeling empowered that you can take care of yourself while supporting the person that you are caring for.
Speakers: Carol Fredrek and Jack Dobbs, Registered Psychologists with Healing Matters Psychological Services
Date: November 2nd
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: Free to the public
Location: Synaptic Spinal Cord Injury and Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, 400-602, 11th ave SW
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Street Parking is avaliable after 6 pm. Please contact Synaptic at 403 984 4909, if you require assistance