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Helping Families Reduce Stress Associated with Dementia
Length: 1 Hour


Observing a loved one change as he or she goes through the aging process is difficult.  But watching someone you care about decline through the stages of progressive dementia can be heart-wrenching.  Whether your client is in the throes of caregiving or is simply experiencing a continuously evolving relationship with an older loved one who has dementia, increased stress is inevitable.  Join us for this interactive program on how to help clients who are dealing with dementia in their personal lives.

 

This content is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, Jenerations Health Education

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.

Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and in Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.

Jennifer is primarily a keynote speaker at national conferences but also offers private programs to corporations, government and non-profit organizations For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.

When she’s not speaking and writing, Jennifer loves boating with her husband Sean. In nautical circles her claim to fame is being the Chesapeake Bay’s least talented first mate. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, her secret talent is parallel parking.


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