The emotional challenge: caregiving compassion and mindfulness

Anxiety, depression and other adjustment challenges can overwhelm families as they try to adjust to the new realities in their lives.

Jake F. Li, licensed independent social worker, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, shares advice for meeting retirement or declining health, especially mindfulness for opportunities and new goals.

Embracing Aging is brought to you by Calvin Community Foundation, American Enterprise Group, The Comparison Project at Drake University and Des Moines University with special thanks to our sponsors AARP Iowa, Alzheimer’s Association: Greater Iowa Chapter, American Enterprise Group, Arbor Springs, Broadlawns Medical Center Geriatric and Memory Center, Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Richard Deming Foundation, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, Des Moines Area Religious Council, The Hale Group, HCI Care Services, Syverson Strege and Company – Sherpa Investment Management, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, Polk County and Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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