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CC13 Keynote 06 – Caring for an Aging Partner or Parent and Wondering, “Who’s Going to Care for me?”


Topic Areas:
Keynote |  Family Therapy
Category:
Couples Conference |  Couples Conference 2013
Faculty:
Janis Abrahms Spring
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Duration:
47 Minutes
Format:
Audio Only
Original Program Date :
Apr 19, 2013
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Description

Fifty million Americans currently care for an aging partner or parent. Using poignant movie clips, Janis will address the joy and imposition of caregiving in families and in couples. She’ll also offer universal lessons on how partners can help each other grow old gracefully and survive this ordinary, extraordinary journey.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Specify one common challenge of caring for an aging partner or parent.
  2. Describe how disputes among siblings or adult children over family caregiving issues can have deeper meaning.

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PhD, ABPP


Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board certified clinical psychologist and nationally acclaimed expert on issues of trust, intimacy, and forgiveness. Her first book, After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, has sold more than a half million copies and was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the categories of Best First Book and Best Relationship Book. The completely updated second edition (2012) includes a new chapter on affairs in cyberspace. How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To, was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the category of Best Psychology Book. Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring for an Aging Parent, a Living Well Award Silver Medalist, captures the extraordinary, ordinary personal challenges and moments of grace that come with caregiving and growing old.


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