Megan Johnson

Megan is the Marketing Director at Home Instead Senior Care, providing area support to offices located in Iowa City, Iowa and Muscatine, Iowa. She wears many hats, including ensuring services are providing the right support for each family and/or clients needs. She also helps lead communication on resources available for seniors from health facilities, communities, home care agencies and hospice care. Megan focuses on the community and change that may come for our seniors. She plays an active role in the Chamber Ambassador of Muscatine, President of Muscatine Newcomers and Friends, and is a Certified Assisted Living Administrator.

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Caring for the Caregiver

Posted by Megan Johnson on 3/29/17 8:01 AM

 

Most of us who work in the healthcare field do so because we have a genuine desire to help others. We attend several years of schooling—with many more beyond that in continuing education—to learn and maintain the complex clinical skills required to care for our patients.

But no one trains us for off-the-job caregiving. You know the kind I’m talking about. In addition to your professional role, you also likely play the unofficial role of a caregiver to your spouse, children, an aging parent, family friend or neighbor. With this added responsibility comes a need to understand the emotional impacts of caregiving—both on and off the job.

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