It’s not always possible to take a break from our caregiving duties. But simple stress management tools – like connecting with a meaningful symbol- can help. For instance, the image of a tree blossoming in a storm helped this caregiver. The Kadamba Tree Foundation helps family caregivers identify the stress management tools that work for them.
Karen is a Certified Program Leader for the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving’s Caring for Me, Caring for You Program and a Master Trainer for RCI’s Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Health (REACH) program. These evidence- backed programs offer education and support for family caregivers.