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Caregiving Master Class: The Family Caregiver’s House of Cards

We often hear that family caregivers refuse help during their caregiving experience. In this class, we explore the challenges family caregivers face which can impact their ability to accept help. Family caregivers build a fragile house of cards during their caregiving experience. Their house of cards gives them stability, routine and consistency. Their focus is …

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Master Caregiving Facilitator

The Master Caregiving Facilitator™ training combines our Facilitator training with our two of our Caregiving Master Classes: The Caregiving and The Caregiving Fatigues. After this 10-hour training, you’ll have the knowledge, skills and tools to confidently lead a caregiving support group that will meet virtually or in-person. About Denise M. Brown, Your Instructor Denise launched …

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Beginning Again Retreat

During five days in August, we gathered to share about our lives after caregiving ends and support each other as we grieve. You can receive the information and support through our archives, which connect you to 20 hours of education and comfort. Through our retreat, we hope we provide you a break by connecting you …

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Steadying Your Stumbles

A caregiving experience can be like a journey that needs a map. Because no journey is completed without wrong turns, unexpected delays and unplanned crises (we’ll call these “stumbles”), our map also can include ways to “steady” these stumbles. In this class, we’ll help you find your steadies for your stumbles. About Your Instructor Denise launched The …

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Finding Your Priorities

We tend to put the pressing needs at the top of our list. Our caree certainly has significant, sometimes critical, needs. As caregiving lasts from one year to the next and into the next, we can’t keep going in a healthy way if our life revolves around only one priority. Others we love must be …

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Making Room for Caregiving

How do we find our space to feel when we share our space with so many? We’ll share strategies to help you find a place in your home for what caregiving requires and for what you need. About Your Instructor Denise launched The Caregiving Years Training Academy after selling CareGiving.com, which she founded in 1996, …

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Community Support Partner

As a Community Support Partner, you receive 10 different plans you can offer your clients. You also charge individuals and organizations for your services. Access your course materials, below, or by clicking the “Materials” tab, above. About Denise M. Brown, Your Instructor Denise began supporting individuals who care for a family member in 1990. She …

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Hands-on Care

In this module, you will learn: 1. The learner will understand the meaning of basic activities of daily living (ADL’s) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL’s). 2. The learner will be able to identify how ADL’s and IALD’s are used in determining appropriate support and care. 3. The learner will have a basic understanding …

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Basic Infection Control

In this module, you will learn: 1) How to protect your self and your loved one from infections in the home. The learner will understand the most basic method for preventing infections. 2) You will be able to define standard precautions. The learner will also have an understanding of personal protective equipment and when it …

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Medication Management

In this module, you will learn: 1) Medication awareness/organization – The learner will develop an understanding of questions to ask when a new medication is started and various methods to keep medication organized. 2) Medication safety – The learner will have a basic understanding of medication safety and know how to find more information if needed. 3) Common …

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Managing Caregiving Stress

Caregiving is stressful. When we can better manage stress, the caregiving experience unfolds as a journey. We can more clearly see the stages and better understand our purpose. In this 30-minute live workshop, you will be empowered with the knowledge and skills that will help you embrace the role while releasing the stress. You will …

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