Tune in for our series of free, online conversations with experts, designed to give useful information and breathe life into difficult situations. Moderated by our own Kim Adams, these live 30-60 minute sessions are designed to give cancer patients, caregivers, and the surrounding community the tools and resources needed to live well. Topics include: self-care in times of crisis, successful caregiving, overcoming financial toxicity, managing your money, navigating the legal system in times of crisis, and much more.
Television and film personality Kim Adams is one of metro-Detroit’s most recognizable faces. Most remember her as a skilled meteorologist at WXYZ (ABC-Detroit) and WDIV (NBC-Detroit), and recent radio host at 98.7 The Breeze. After surviving breast cancer, Kim started a podcast and Facebook page called “Live Fearless.” Kim considers being a single mom to five beautiful children her most rewarding endeavor.
We will send you a Zoom link before each event. All workshops will be recorded and available to view on our website after the original live broadcast.
April 14, 11:00 am – “Who Has Time for Self-care?” with Lynn Jarrett
Do you ever wish you could just catch a break and not live in a constant state of being ‘ON’ 24/7? Join mental health professional and caregiver coach Lynn Jarrett for “Who Has Time for Self-Care?” A 30-minute workshop where she shares her story of being a heart mama to Hannah, and some of the lessons she learned during and after Hannah’s 15 years of life. In this workshop, you will learn to identify stuckpoints that are allowing you to ignore your caregiver needs, the role of grief and PTSD in your caregiving role, simple strategies you can incorporate immediately for your own self-care and well-being. AND, stick around for a live Q & A at the end!
April 21, 11:00 am – The role of grief & PTSD in caregiving with Lynn Jarrett
Recognize how grief and PTSD impact you, your loved one and your relationships; learning to accept your new “normal” and how to help yourself thrive with realistic expectations and understanding how to move forward.
Lynn Jarrett is a former heart mom to Hannah, who passed away in 2016. She is a caregiver coach to parents of chronically ill children and a retired Licensed Professional Counselor. Lynn helps burnt out caregivers restore their strength so they can care well for themselves and their loved ones, and lead a healthier, more balanced life. Learn to thrive instead of just surviving your caregiving role with weekly encouragement, tips & strategies to help you successfully navigate the stress of caregiving! Sign-up here to join
Coming soon! A series with Judith Persley, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist, LMSW, MSA, CAADC, EFT