NBCW TALK HIGHLIGHTS!

Talk 5 – Highlight

Emotional Health and Clinical Pain – from

Dr. Andrea Maikovich-Fong (303 360-1314) 

Kaiser East Clinic  

Don’t pour out from an empty cup – Must invest in yourself and build a foundation

  • Take a break from caregiving. ...
  • Get support. ...
  • Practice communication and behavior management skills
  • ...Social connection, physical activity and play
  • Take care of your health. ...nutrition & rest (sleep)
  • Ask for and accept help when offered. ...
  • Change “guilt” to “regret.”...
  • Forgive yourself—often.
  • Laugh

 

Andrea Maikovich-Fong, PhD, and ABPP – Andrea is a board-certified clinical health psychologist who has worked extensively with cancer patients and survivors. She is currently working for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado.

 

Talk 6 – Highlight

Review and Caregiving information from:

Suretha Chamblin – Daily Self-Care Information

Shirley Swain – Communication Behavioral Management

Evelyn McVay – Nutrition, Rest and Sleep

 

“Resources for the Family”

Special Guest Eric Richardson Lutheran Family Services

The Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Provides these services:

  • Short-term and Long-term care needs
  • Community Resources to meet your family needs
  • Support groups to help you increase your skills as a caregiver
  • Navigate aging programs including insurance, Medicaid, Social Security, nursing and homes home care agencies
  • Financial assistance to help you take a break

 

303 217-5839 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or

 

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