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Seniors Flourish Podcast | Occupational Therapy


The Seniors Flourish Podcast is an occupational therapy podcast helping occupational therapy practitioners working with older adults be the best they can be - not only by showcasing relevant interviews, answering questions, current articles and hot topics, but also to getting OT practitioners EXCITED about working with older adults, give actionable ideas that listeners can take and use in their own practice and have some FUN along the way

Dec 10, 2019

Caregiving is hard. 

Listen to the personal story Katherine Ayala OTA, shares about being a caregiver to both her mother and father while finishing up occupational therapy school. Stories like hers give us, as healthcare professionals, a perspective to help us love, forgive, strive and be the best we can be. 

A special thank you to Katherine for sharing her story. 

→ 3 Key Takeaways

  1. Caregiving is a hard role, especially when it isn't a role you have planned.
  2. "Balance" is more than difficult to achieve and having family support helps.
  3. Caregiving can change (strengthen and/or stress) family dynamics.

Resources:

23 popular online and in-person caregiver support groups to share with caregivers

Caring for Yourself or Other Caregivers

Additional information on how to talk to caregivers to help with carrying out recommendations

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