Live chat with expert: Jennifer Fitzpatrick

Caregivers are amazing individuals, selflessly devoting their time, energy and financial resources to make life better for a loved one living with dementia. Despite good intentions, many caregivers unintentionally take on too much, putting their own health and well-being at risk. When caregivers develop “the martyr syndrome” and are reluctant to look for or accept help, the consequences can be devastating. Join expert Jennifer Fitzpatrick, author of “Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing the Stress of Caring for Your Love One” and host Lakelyn Hogan us for an interactive discussion to learn how to set caregiving limits while still providing excellent care for a loved one.

About the expert

Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Jennifer Fitzpatrick is the author of Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing the Stress of Caring for Your Love One. She’s a Certified Speaking Professional and founder of the consulting firm, Jenerations Health Education, Inc. She has taught Business, Entrepreneurship and Health Sciences at the college level since 2001. Jennifer is a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University.Her expertise in caregiving and dementia help family caregivers and healthcare professionals reduce stress and fatigue, set realistic boundaries, stop making promises they can’t keep, balance work and caregiving. Jennifer has been featured on HLN, CBS, Sirius XM and in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Redbook, Fast Company and many other media outlets.

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