You're struggling to navigate so much change, riding waves of guilt, grief, sadness, and confusion, drowning in overwhelm, and so often doing it all on your own...but it doesn't have to be this way.
We have both seen firsthand how isolating and overwhelming the experience of dementia caregiving can be.
Our vision for this summit is to connect caregivers to each other and to experts who are passionate about helping you, so that you have tools to cut through the chaos and confusion and know that you are not alone.
We're so glad you're here.
Lisa is a seminary-trained geropsychologist and dementia coach with a passion for supporting people with dementia and those who love and care for them. She felt called to this work after her own sweet grandmother's Alzheimer's journey. She is the founder of Soul Harbor, a faith-based online community for caregivers to receive expert dementia caregiving support while being encouraged in their faith.
Laura is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Geriatric Mental Health Specialist in Washington State. She has extensive experience as a consultant, coach, and providing counseling and care management to families that are in the midst of making difficult decisions related to their loved one’s care and health transitions. She is the host of an upcoming podcast, "Life on Repeat: Relief for Dementia Caregivers."
Successful Care Giving Tips for People with Dementia
Companioning Changing Behaviors and Emotional Expression
Harnessing the Healing Power of Music
Brain 101: The Relationship between the Brain and Behavior
Set Yourself Up for Success as a Dementia Caregiver: How to Handle the Most Difficult Caregiver Moments
Staying Grounded in a World You Can't Control
3 Secrets that Every Tired Caregiver Needs to Know to Rocket Past Fatigue
Compassionate Creativity in Dementia Care
Get in the Lifeboat: But Don’t Float Alone! Key Supports You’ll Want in Your Boat
Positive Steps to Better Manage Stress & Move Effectively Past Everyday Challenges
Learning to Share the Care
Managing YOUR Behavior: One Simple Trick to Calm The Worst Dementia Behaviors
Pillars of Personhood: Keys to Living Well in Dementia
Redirecting – Not Lying: How to Handle Challenging Behaviors
Aging in Place (Safely) with Alzheimer's and Dementia
Patient Advocacy: Insight from an ER Doc
Caregiver Stress: Mindset Matters
Support & Medical Advice for Caregivers: Insights from a Housecall Physician
Long-Distance Caregiving? The Top 4 Steps You CAN Do
End-Stage Dementia Care: Love Never Fails
Tapping into Self-Care
Move from Surviving to Thriving in the Sandwich Generation
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