Morning Pointe Hosts Discussion On Compassion Fatigue: The Emotional Toll Of Caregiving

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Chattanooga is hosting a “Caregiver Café” discussion with medical experts on the effects of compassion fatigue in caregivers. The event will be Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. at 7620 Shallowford Road.

The discussion is open for professional caregivers or those who provide care to a loved one commonly struggle with high levels of compassion fatigue – a condition caused by working in an environment that presents daily emotional challenges. The symptoms of compassion fatigue exact a tremendous toll on caregivers, but there are resources available in the community.

The event will feature:

Dr. Tamunosaki Lawson, MD, psychiatrist

Affiliated with Parkridge Medical Center 

 

Amy Whipple, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Associate chief nursing officer at Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior Campus

 

Light refreshments will be served. 

 

Call (423) 551-4190 for more information.

 


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