Parkway Place Caregiver Support Group is an opportunity for friends, family, and caregivers of those caring for loved ones to gain information and meet for mutual emotional support.
Thursday, July 18th – Caregiver Identity: Changing Roles and Relationships
“I feel like a mother to my mother now”, says one caregiver. She is expressing the experience of her original role as daughter changing as she takes on a full-time role as caregiver. Let’s introduce a caregiver identity theory that helps us explain and understand how these relationship changes affect us as caregivers.
Thursday, August 15th – The Benefits of Reminiscence in Care Giving
Reminiscing is a simple yet powerful healing tool that caregivers can use to benefit their loved ones and themselves. Let’s discover what reminiscing is, its benefits and how we may utilize this storytelling skill.
Thursday, September 19th – Caregiver Grief – POSTPONED to September 26th.
Thursday, September 26th – Caregiver Grief
Grief is a normal and natural emotional reaction to any loss or change of any kind. Let’s normalize the feelings that accompany loss and grief as valid to the caregiver journey. Our goal is to recognize and understand caregiver grief.