Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

It's easy to lose yourself when caring for someone with dementia. 

Sign up to A Thriving Life membership site. Get information, guidance and support.

Members have access to:

  • Comprehensive planning guidance
  • 1 on 1 coaching sessions
  • Weekly Q&A with the experts
  • Transformational downloadable tools
  • Private consultations 

 TLC Sign Up Button

Mar 8, 2019

Sharon Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, was the Castella Distinguished Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

She has been working with family caregivers for over 20 years. She developed the Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers to help caregivers cope more effectively with the stresses related to caregiving. This program is now in 16 states.

She also developed the Stress-Busting Program for Caring Professionals: Combating Compassion Fatigue and Burnout. This is a one-day workshop where caring professionals learn valuable strategies to prevent and deal with compassion fatigue. She was also a family caregiver for her mother who died of breast cancer and husband who died of a hemorrhagic stroke.