Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Feb 4: Jane Meier Hamilton

Self-Care for the Caregiver

Jane Meier Hamilton MSN, RN, a nurse for 35 years and family caregiver for 20 years, has practiced clinically, taught psychiatric nursing, published numerous professional journal articles and co-authored Survival Skills for the New Nurse (JB Lippincott, 1986). She established Hamilton Consulting in 1979 to address the needs of health care professionals, later expanding her practice to include caring for family caregivers. She has consulted with more than 150 organizations and presented over 2,500 workshops and keynote addresses nationwide. In 2008, she founded Partners on the Path to help professional and family caregivers preserve their health, well-being and capacity to care. Participants will receive a free copy of her book Journey of a Lifetime: The Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Care (Infinity 2010), an original, research-based, stress-coping model for self-care.

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