Two Topics / Two Speakers:
Caregiver Fatigue: Steps to a Complete Care-giving Plan – Presented by Karen Tripp MS LMFT
Unexpected illness or long term chronic issues bring unexpected problems. Between a caregiver’s fatigue, stress and responsibility, it becomes difficult for them to reach out for help. Likewise, friends and family are often at a loss of how to help. Let Marriage and Family Therapist Karen Tripp teach you steps for creating a Care-giving Plan which can relieve the caregiver burdens and improve the overall health of the patient.
Marriage and Family Therapist
President Cancer Companions
Survivorship Planning and Cancer – Presented by Sarah Kivett, Oncology Nurse
Cancer is not over on the last day of treatment. The impact of a cancer walk on a person physically, emotionally and spiritually needs focus, understanding and above all a plan. Long time Oncology Nurse Sarah Kivett will give you the path to discuss the elements of a Survivorship plan with your oncology team.
Sarah Kivett BSN, RN, OCN, CHPN
Director of Community Partnerships
Hospice and Palliative care of Iredell County