See all the details here on the WE CAN website: February 11 – Caregiver Workshop – WE CAN – Women's Empowerment through Cape Area Networking (wecancenter.org) The Women's Empowerment Through Cape Area Networking (WE CAN) is holding a Caregiver's Workshop on February 11th, 2021 via Zoom at 10am. Who is helping you as you help a family member manage a health condition? Juggling everything was hard before the pandemic, but it’s harder than ever now. This virtual session will focus on practical ways for you to manage the challenges you’re facing and the emotions you’re experiencing as you care for a family...

One of the biggest corporate diversity and inclusion issues facing us this century has nothing to do with age, gender, sexuality, race, religion, ethnicity, or ability. Unlike most diversity and inclusion issues, its source isn’t always an integral part of a candidate or employee’s personal identity. And someday, you could be one of the people discriminated against, or you could already be guilty of doing the discrimination yourself. The issue? Family caregiving More on my thoughts as to why Family Caregiving is a Diversity and Inclusion Issue can be read on the TLNT-Talent Management and HR website....

This Can Happen is the largest gathering of companies across the world, coming together to tackle workplace mental health. A host of original, fresh and influential speakers will share insights and solutions at the biggest online mental health event on November 23-25, 2020. Alongside esteemed industry leaders, I’m thrilled to facilitate the panel discussion- Caught in the Middle, the Pressures of the Growing Sandwich Generation, in which we’ll discuss the intense pressures that people in the sandwich generation face as a result of both care burdens and work responsibilities. Under the shadow of COVID-19, we’ll look at the impact to mental health,...

Suddenly there’s a bit less racing around to do. Social distancing has landed us at home. We’re living our new normal and facing unique challenges —those homeschooling children under 12, I’m looking at you. In many regards, it’s a blessing in disguise as the ever-desired work from home option is no longer an option: it’s the new way of the workplace. The following article that I wrote at the onset of the pandemic, published in Thrive Global, reminds us of previous guilt scenarios. More important, you’ll find evergreen suggestions to influence how the workplace can see our family caregiver value,...

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Gina Farrar, Creator and Host of the Feminine Roadmap Podcast to discuss the emotional and psychological impacts of caregiving. People who know me, or even those who have read my story, know that I’m brutally honest when it comes to caregiving. There’s no sugar coating an experience that brings out our best and worse self. Given our global pandemic situation, my hope is that the interview will bolster family caregivers when you listen and realize that compared to my lessons learned, you’re not doing so bad after all! Grab a cup of coffee and...

Have you heard? Run, Walk, Crawl- A Caregiver Caught Between Generations, is available on Audible! Narrated by Sarahbeth Persiani herself. The audio book is available as now and is just over 8 hours long. Find out for yourself why so many readers (listeners) are giving 5 star feedback on Run, Walk, Crawl, - click through to hear a preview today! ...