Ep. 275 Training Caregivers to Meet the Needs of a Loved One with Roz Jones
Learn how and why we need to train many more family and paid caregivers to meet the needs of our aging population, especially during COVID-19.
My guest Roz Jones is the founder of Jacksonville’s Best Caregivers, an organization in Jacksonville FL that provides short and long term caregivers for facilities and families. She is also an author, speaker, crisis counselor and caregiver coach who trains new caregivers and their family members to offer care at home to their ill loved ones. Learn more about her work at her website:
- Top 6 things brand new caregivers need to learn before they start caring for a loved one
- How caregiving has changed during COVID-19
- What precautions family caregivers should take to keep their loved one safe from COVID-19
- Why setting clear boundaries is one of the most important tips for caregivers to avoid burnout
- How to have productive conversations with ill loved ones about difficult subjects like advance directives, financial issues, loss of independence, end of life
- Why “Loneliness Kills” the elderly, how COVID-19 has made it worse, and how to help
- Self-care tips for caregivers
- How to train with Roz to be a well-informed and effective family caregiver
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