Adult and Elder Care

Even under the best circumstances, it can be hard to leave your concerns about loved ones behind when you head to work each day. And it can quickly become overwhelming when unexpected changes derail your routine. That is why Brown offers Adult and Elder Care benefits, including immediate access to qualified professionals who can provide appropriate care and valuable advice. We invite you to learn more about these programs.

Adult and Elder Care

 

 

 


Adult and Elder Care Lecture Series

Changing Relationships: You and Your Elderly Loved One
This session will offer an overview of the practical and emotional issues that arise when an elderly relative becomes increasingly dependent on you - namely the loss of independence and sudden role reversal.  Learn how to best approach and adapt to your new role.  You'll draw support and insight from those facing similar challenges. This program counts toward Wellness Rewards.
Date: 
October 30, 2014
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 
Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall

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Considering Elder Care Options
We all want to help our loved ones make important decisions about their future care options, while keeping them involved in the decision making process.  In an empathetic atmosphere, you will be able to share your concerns and experiences.  Gain insight and draw support from those facing similar challenges, and learn how to begin difficult conversations.  Effective ways to communicate your feelings and concerns to older loved ones will also be reviewed. This program counts toward Wellness Rewards.
Date:
November 6, 2014
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 
Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall

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Care for Caregivers
Caregiving can take an emotional and physical toll on caregivers. This session will focus on the differences between compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout.  Caregivers will learn self-care and stress reduction techniques as well as how to manage professional and personal reactions to traumatic exposure, effectively re-establish equilibrium, and rekindle a sense of purpose and meaning in the helping process. This program counts toward Wellness Rewards.
Date: 
November 13, 2014
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 
Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall

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The Sandwich Generation: Strategies for Multi-Generational Caregiving
The sandwich generation refers to those who are wedged between dual caregiving responsibilities of young and older dependents.  This seminar will provide a better understanding of the financial and emotional impact on family and work, while helping to gain a better understanding of the needs of each generation.  Participants will learn strategies to be more effective in their dual caregiving roles. This program counts toward Wellness Rewards.
Date: 
November 20, 2014
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 
Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall

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