Caring for someone with a chronic illness like MS can be deeply satisfying. But being a carepartner can also be physically and emotionally exhausting. Join us for this series and learn how to take care of yourself while caring for someone else.
This three week series will run Tuesday nights (7-8 pm) from August 6 through 20, 2013. Each call will be conducted using a toll-free number, so you can call from the comfort of your home. Participate in several calls or just the one that interests you.
What is a Teleconference?
A teleconference is an opportunity to learn new information from the comfort of home by calling into a designated number to hear an interactive presentation.
August 6th, 2013 at 7:00 pm
The Hidden Effects of MS--Relationship Survivability
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can test even the best of partnerships. Husband, wife, parent, child, caregiver, support partner, whatever you’re called, it’s inevitable that your relationship with your loved one will be affected by MS. Tune in for this call that will talk about what you and your carepartner can do to help improve communication, rebuild trust, strengthen your partnership and ultimately cope with the challenges of MS together.
Guest Speaker: John Armando, LCSW
John is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), receiving his Master’s Degree in Social Services (MSS) in 1993 at Bryn Mawr College School of Social Work & Social Research. Currently, John is the Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Underwood Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. He also operates a private practice in coordination with Total Rehab & Fitness in Cherry Hill, NJ, where he is the Director of Behavioral Services. A significant part of his practice is devoted to relationship problems and couples therapy.
The registration deadline for this call is July 30, 2013.
Additional Calls in the Series*:
*You must register for each call in the Series you would like to participate on.