Podcast: Meet a Caregiving Visionary Award Winner: Shawn Moore

Shawn, who cares for her husband, launched a non-profit called Caregivers on the Homefront. Through her non-profit, Shawn leads Caregiver Mental Health and Wellness Restorative Weekends.

“One of the things that we teach in our restorative weekends is how caregiving is a role that we play,” Shawn says. “It is NOT our identity. When we lose our identity that is when the stress of caregiving can step in a wreak havoc on our lives. It is a hard enough journey in itself. We must find a way to not lose ourselves in the process.”

Listen to our discussion, below.

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About Denise

I began working with family caregivers in 1990 and launched CareGiving.com in 1996 to help and support them. Through my blog, I share words of comfort and offer coping strategies and tips. I also write opinion pieces about recent research, community programs and media coverage of caregiving issues. I've written several caregiving books, including "The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey," "Take Comfort, Reflections of Hope for Caregivers" and "After Caregiving Ends, A Guide to Beginning Again." You can purchase my books and schedule a coaching call with me in our store.

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