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Tuesday
24
APR

Caregiver Burnout: Is Your Flame About the Fizzle?

13:00
15:00
Aging Wisdom
Event organized by Aging Wisdom

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Caregiving is difficult and exhausting work. If you don't take time to set limits on what you can do and when, and create balance in your life, you may begin to suffer from a condition called "burnout." When it comes to caring for an aging loved one, some people cope better than others. But everyone's flame is at risk for flickering out if they aren't careful.

Learn to:
* Recognize the warning signs of caregiver burnout
* Find healthy and effective strategies for addressing caregiver stress
*Avoid caregiver burnout in the future by implementing best practices for self-care and finding the support you need
*Identify local resources that offer supports and services, including the Northshore Senior Center's unique caregiver support programs, and Aging Wisdom’s consultation and care management services.

Sponsored by the Bothell King County Library, Aging Wisdom, Northshore Senior Center and Northshore Adult Day Health Program.

Presenters: Michelle Maeda from Aging Wisdom, Janet Zielasko from Northshore Senior Center, Judi Pirone, Northshore Adult Day Health Program

To register and/or inquire about respite care, call the Northshore Senior Center at 425-286-1035 or email janetz@mynorthshore.org.