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Family Caregivers Unite!

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March 23rd 2010:Family Caregiver Burnout

Physician Dr Wendy Graham and psychologist Dr David Travland discuss burnout in family caregivers. Burnout is widely known to be a risk which overtakes too many family caregivers as they grapple with the day-in, day-out challenges of family caregiving. The two Guests explain what burnout is, what causes it, and what its consequences are. They talk about the things that lead to burnout that they see in their professional practices. The sacrifices by and stresses on family caregivers—on their mental and physical health, on their quality of life, on their finances. They explore what i

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Wendy Graham

Dr. Wendy Graham, MD, CCFP, FCFP, is founder of The Association of Family Health Teams and past Medical Director and Lead Physician with North Bay’s Blue Sky Family Health Team. She’s an extremely influential physician in primary care reform and collaborative care models for Canada. She’s addressed numerous international conferences on patient healthcare reform, including the UN’s. She’s a member of the Local Integrated Health Network, eHealth Ontario. She acts in a consulting capacity to several healthcare technology companies, including the Board of Directors of Pharmatrust. She holds an Assistant Professorship at the Queen’s University. She’s the recipient of numerous prestigious awards f
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David A. Travland

David A. Travland holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Iowa with a clinical internship at Yale University. He served as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University in the late 1960s. He operated his private clinical practice in North Carolina for thirty years in addition to serving as an organizational development management consultant for dozens of companies throughout the nation. Much of his consulting took the form of sales training, management training and personnel selection using personality tests. He’s a former caregiver and Executive Director of the Caregiver Survival Institute, Inc., a non-profit social services agency. He is co-author, along w
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