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A mindful approach to caregiver well-being

Those three words are key when it comes to managing the challenges of caring for a person living with dementia. How do you meet their changing needs, without exhausting yourself?

Join Maribeth Gallagher for an insightful presentation on using Mindfulness practices to nurture your own well-being as you care for your loved one.

Wednesday, March 17; 1–2 p.m. or Saturday, March 20; 10–11 a.m.

Reach our dementia team at (602) 636-6363.

Zoom Link:  https://hov.zoom.us/j/3232666521

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Live Well with Dementia: Monday Mornings with Maribeth

Every Monday at 10 a.m. for about 30 minutes.

Start your week with a fresh focus! Join Dr. Maribeth Gallagher, director of Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia Program, for a virtual "wellness get-together." We begin each session with a 5-minute practice to help relax and refresh, then we’ll discuss any questions around dementia and your heartfelt concerns as a caregiver. Feel free to share the challenges and joys of caring for your loved one.

Zoom Link: https://hov.zoom.us/j/97088368189
Meeting ID: 970 8836 8189
Passcode: 538891

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Dementia Care Partner Online Support Group

Wednesdays, noon – 1:00PM

Join other care partners for open and honest discussion about topics such as: disease progression, medical and financial planning, ambiguous loss, approach strategies and placement considerations. Learn techniques to promote connection and create a sense of safety-- while caring for your own well-being. This virtual group is led by Nicole Crothers, a skilled medical social worker with more than 20 years' experience in the field of dementia care.

Zoom link: 
Meeting ID: 955 4998 3607
Password: 562327

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Educational Videos to Support Care Partners

Our Dementia Programs are directed by Maribeth Gallagher, a psychiatric nurse practitioner with a doctoral degree in nursing practice who has won national and international awards.

Maribeth is a featured speaker at professional conferences and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She's also been a family caregiver herself.

Learn more about living well with dementia from her presentations on topics including: meaningful engagement, music therapy benefits, understanding caregiver grief and much more.

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