A Beginner's Guide to Family Caregiving

Stay Sane During Trying Times
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 40 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Almost one third of the US population will become a caregiver to an ailing family member. Often we are unprepared, scared and confused. This course, Taking Care for the Caregiver, will help give you tools and tips to stay sane and healthy during a trying time. In the course, you will gain a clearer understanding of your role as a caregiver and expectations of that role. You will also learn about different responsibilities you will need to complete in order to look out for the best interest of your loved one. Finally, you will strategize how to manage your own stress to keep yourself healthy and strong.

This course is brief and too the point: after all, caregivers have little time to spare. Included in the course is a resource guide to help you list important contacts, information and a series of weblinks for support.

What are the requirements?

  • Newcomers to caregiving are welcome! No materials needed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Feel prepared to manage stress when they become a caregiver
  • Learn how to be a champion for their loved one when facing a medical emergency
  • Prioritize taking care of yourself in order to keep your strength to care for others

What is the target audience?

  • This course is targeted for people who are currently in a caregiving relationship whether it is an aging parent, sick spouse or special needs child. This course would also benefit people who want to be prepared if they are facing a caregiving situation.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
Introduction
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02:02
Lessons Learned
Preview
01:56
Section 2: Understanding the Role of a Caregiver
Many Facets of Caregiving
Preview
04:41
Act as an Intermediary
04:22
Gather Resources
02:01
Be the Communication Hub
02:47
Section 3: Self-Care for the Caregiver
Allow Yourself Time Away
Preview
01:53
Be Receptive to Help
02:27
Actively Manage Stress
13:31
Section 4: Take Care of the Caregiver
Conclusion
Preview
00:57
Resource Guide to print
3 pages

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Instructor Biography

Jen Baker, Instructor

Jen Baker has been an instructor and consultant for almost 20 years. Her areas of specialty are in communication, instructional design and presentation skills. In her spare time, Jen loves to play with her 3 dogs and 2 cats and photograph everything outside with her husband. She also has an unhealthy addiction to Pinterest.

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