Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group: Managing Challenging Geriatric Behaviors [05/25/2023]

Date: Thu, 05/25/2023 | Time: 12-1pm | Location: Virtual – Zoom

Event Description

This group is intended to virtually connect MSU faculty and staff who have caregiving responsibilities for adults in their lives and those navigating assisting a senior in their life with changing care needs. This group is open to anyone interested in connecting with other adult caregivers, or learning about issues such as how to care for yourself as a caregiver, how to start conversations about living situation changes, or how to navigate end of life choices conversations. Meetings are the fourth Thursday of the month from 12pm to 1pm during the academic year. For questions contact Ebony Lucas at lucase@msu.edu.

Learning Objectives

  • How to navigate difficult questions as a caregiver.
  • How to approach challenging geriatric behaviors.
  • Working together as a partnership with the person you care for.

About the Speaker: Dr. Sheria Robinson-Lane

Sheria Robinson-Lane headshot

Dr. Sheria Robinson-Lane is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing in the Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership. She specializes in the older adult population, pain management, culturally responsive care practices, coping with dementia and family caregiving.