Ask the Expert – What is Coaching for Caregivers and How Can It Help Me?

Ask the Expert – What is Coaching for Caregivers and How Can It Help Me?

Coaching for Caregivers - West Palm BeachQ – What is Coaching for Caregivers and how can it help me?

A – The Coaching for Caregivers program was designed to provide you with the opportunity to receive all of the benefits that come with attending a support group or caregiver workshop, but is available to you on a one-on-one basis in a comfortable environment you choose and at a time that is convenient for you.

Common issues that may be explored in dementia specific Coaching for Caregivers™ session include:

  • Adjustment to a new diagnosis or progression of symptoms
  • Adjustment to changed roles/expectations within a couple or family
  • Need for guidance about future plans
  • Grief & loss Desire for improved coping skills
  • Learn how to reduce stress and improve coping skills
  • Need for understanding regarding behavior and personality changes in a person who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia
  • A desire for a confidential and accepting setting in which to vent and discuss feelings
  • Understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia’s
  • Manage the symptoms of memory loss
  • Understand the behaviors commonly seen in Alzheimer’s and dementia patients
  • Learn new ways to respond to challenging behaviors
  • Find balance in your life and learn ways to take care of your own important self care needs
  • Learn strategies to effectively communicate with the Alzheimer’s/dementia patient

To schedule a Coaching for Caregivers session call the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center at 561-588-4545. To submit your questions to Ask the Expert, send an email to  [email protected]