Grit, Grace, and Resilience: The Story of Successful Caregiving
Grit, Grace, and Resilience:
The Story of Successful Caregiving
Caring for someone with dementia is a demanding and enduring challenge. It takes our best selves and all the support we can get from those in our communities. This webinar is a reflection on ways those who provide care can sustain their health and well-being throughout the caregiving journey.
- Describe three reasons why accepting the situation is important.
- Identify three tools to help balance safety and independence.
- Identify three healthy coping strategies.
Speaker: Sarah Dulaney, RN, MS, GCNS
Sarah Dulaney earned a master of science degree in gerontological nursing at UCSF and is certified as a Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
For the past 14 years, Sarah has worked with adults with cognitive impairment in community, long term care and hospital settings.
Before joining the Care Ecosystem study team at the Memory and Aging Center in 2014, Sarah worked as a stroke nurse at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco, and a Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist and Rural Dementia Care Coordinator for the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. The focus of Sarah’s work is on improving care delivery and support for patients with dementia and their caregivers in whatever setting they may live. She finds joy in ‘sharing the moment’ with people with dementia.