December 21, 2021

Interview with Author and Psychologist, Dale Atkins, on Caregiver Stress

Interview with Author and Psychologist, Dale Atkins, on Caregiver Stress

About This Episode

Families are complicated. Dale Atkins, PhD, author of “The Kindness Advantage”, talks with Meryl Comer about how to manage stress with family, particularly in the Alzheimer’s community. In this episode of BrainStorm, learn how to prepare family members for the changes in loved ones living with Alzheimer’s or dementia and learn to engage with them in new and different ways. Dr. Adkins gives advice on reading your own stress cues and strategies for difficult moment with family members. To help with caregiver stress be a good listener, keep as healthy as possible and “park the past” to find balance in your life as recommended by Dr. Adkins.

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