This interview between Mary Doane and Aisha Adkins from Caring Across Generation discusses what it’s like to be at the intersection of caregiving and young adulthood and managing your own future while caring for your loved one in the present. This interview was recorded on November 3, 2022.
Drawing on years of experience as a hospice volunteer and chaplain, Alistair Shanks shares various practices that help us to be fully present to the experience of dying and how the use of both speech and touch can be beneficial at the end of life. This session ran on November 16, 2022.
Drawing from her own experience as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver, Mary Doane shares how the use of mindfulness, compassion, and clear boundaries can shift how you feel about your role, how you act within it and how you care for yourself in addition to others. This session ran on April 27, 2022.
In December our Executive Director, Roy Remer, presented a webinar for the Family Caregiver Alliance called The Gift of Self-Compassion This Holiday Season. We have posted it below for anyone to access.
In the webinar, Roy talks about why we must include ourselves in the kindness and compassion we give others. In the interactive session, he shares practical ways to build compassion towards ourselves and those around us.