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CRUISE Through Caregiving: How to Reduce the Stress of Caring for a Loved One

On a scale of 0-100 is your stress level 150? Caregiving for a loved one who has acute or chronic illness is no vacation…but you can choose to cruise more smoothly through the process. This presentation will help family caregivers identify some of the major stressors involved in caregiving. Attendees will leave this presentation with strategies on how to minimize, manage and the prevent stress of caregiving following the CRUISE methods based on the book Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One.

Guest Speaker – Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org