[Podcast] From Care Partner to Care Giver

Terri Pease Care Partner, a senior citizen, is a black woman with wavy, white hair.

episode summarY

Terri Pease was a care partner and then caregiver to her husband, Peter, before he passed. After Peter died, she wrote a book that is not only a loving tribute to her life with Peter but a love letter to all care partners and caregivers. You can learn more about Terri and get a copy of her book, From Care Partner to Caregiver - Love, Dignity & Parkinson's, here: https://www.terripease.com. Also, be sure to subscribe on her website to get the free meditation she talked about called Calm, Committed and Connected - a free Caregiver's Restorative Meditation. Have any questions? Don't hesitate to reach out to us at blog@dpf.org.

Terri talks about: 

  • Letting go of the feeling of “mutuality” 
  • Learning to embrace reality 
  • Why Parkinson’s is a couple’s disease
  • How to adapt when the plan you had for your life changes 
  • The difference between self-care and aftercare 
  • Handling anger 

and more! You can find more of our care partner resources here.


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