As caregivers, we always have to balance managing the needs of the people we care for and taking care of your own needs. Unfortunately, our own health and well-being as caregivers often suffers as responsibilities and tasks pile up. This session will focus on key aspects of well-being, and how to make time for daily check-ins with yourself. We will focus on building on your current coping and stress management activities.
In this webinar you will learn about:
-Components of well-being
-Ways to check in with your own well-being
-How to build upon the stress management and coping strategies you already use
Amy Sobrino is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in working with people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and their care partners. After her experience caring for her grandmother living with Alzheimer’s disease, Amy earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Master’s of Social Work degree and Gerontology specialization from Saint Louis University. She previously worked for the VOYCE Ombudsman Program, and advocated for residents living in long-term care communities. Amy is currently employed at Memory Care Home Solutions, a non-profit organization that provides education and support to care partners supporting a person living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. In addition to her role at Memory Care Home Solutions, Amy and her family founded Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness, a non-profit organization in central Illinois that provides rural dementia education and support. Amy also serves as a lecturer for the Washington University School of Occupational Therapy.