Caregiver Coalition webinar scheduled for May 12 | neighborhood supplement
The Nebraska Caregiver Coalition will present the “Tips for Caregivers and Grief” virtual workshop via Zoom on Thursday, May 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Presented by Mindy Crouch, LICSW, LISW and Gayleen Bradley, the presentation will provide training, education, support and resources for caregivers. In this presentation, the audience will learn quick ideas about communication, expectations, and how to support each other on the caregiver journey.
Crouch is founder and owner of Pando Geriatric Counseling, which provides mental health counseling for seniors and support for caregivers. She is also the author of the book “Understanding Dementia: An Interactive Learn and Earn”, which helps explain dementia to children in a practical way.
Bradley is the administrator of Orchard Park Assisted Living in Lincoln. She has worked in the healthcare industry for 14 years in Lincoln and Omaha and has experience in home care, independent and assisted living, skilled care and hospice facilities. She is a qualified dementia care specialist through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and an independent dementia consultant. She has earned certifications in dementia care and has shared her knowledge with families and professional caregivers to help improve the lives of those they care for who are affected by dementia. She has volunteered for the Alzheimer’s Association as a spokesperson, educator, committee member and support group facilitator.
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To register for this event, go to: https://www.answers4families.org/tips-caregivers.
Other presentations will be announced at www.answers4families.org/education-series-family-caregiver. There is no charge to attend any of these sessions; however, registration is required.
The Nebraska Caregiver Coalition focuses on the needs and interests of caregivers from all walks of life. Its goal is to develop and implement a statewide caregiver outreach program for state senators, plan and implement statewide grassroots engagement. and identify resources and partnerships to develop and coordinate coalition activities.