Duet Offers Free Online Series for Dementia Family Caregivers
By Lindsay Hansen -
Friday Feb 11, 2022
Are you caring for someone with Dementia? Finding Meaning and Hope is a unique, free discussion series for family members caring for someone with Alzheimerâ€™s or dementia. The 10-week, series offers effective strategies for managing on-going stress and grief associated with caregiving, while regaining hope and building resiliency.
â€œThe series is based on the groundbreaking book Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping with Stress and Grief,â€ said Janet Richards, Duet Family Caregiver Services Director. â€œItâ€™s built on research and years of practical experience and offers real help to people dealing with the challenges, losses and rewards of being a family caregivers.â€
The series is led by trained facilitators and features videos of Dr. Pauline Boss, author of the book, with family caregivers discussing specific challenges and techniques to stay healthy, strong and positive.
97 percent of caregivers report Finding Meaning and Hope helped them reduce stress.
About Duet: Partners In Health & Aging: Duet is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities, and grandfamilies. Duetâ€™s free-of-charge services are available in the greater Phoenix area. To volunteer, donate or ask for help, go to http://www.duetaz.org or call (602) 274-5022.