Caregivers are a special breed of hero. Family caregivers put their loved ones' needs above their own every single day. But caregivers know all too well that caregiving can be exhausting without solid boundaries and self-care strategies. Be encouraged--with the right techniques in place, caregiver burnout can be a thing of the past.
Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, who provide training to dementia caregivers, share how they use techniques learned from improvisational theatre to engage with Karen's mother, who has Alzheimer's.
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