The Caregiver CoffeeBreak

Helping Caregivers Carry On

The Caregiver Coffeebreak with Breeda Miller is a soft spot to land for both professional and family caregivers. The Caregiver Coffeebreak provides inspiration, support, and information for caregivers through a breezy tip book, short engaging videos, a private online community and a series of videos and interviews with fascinating experts. Allow yourself a few minutes to relax, pour yourself a cuppa and Take a Break - Before You Break.

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Today's Caregiver magazine recently awarded The Caregiver Coffeebreak their 2018 Caregiver Friend Award.

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What is the Caregiver Coffeebreak?

Depending on what you need, the Caregiver Coffeebreak is a supportive resource available to you - wherever you may be.

  • The Videos - A series of engaging videos featuring stories, tips, and encouragement for caregivers.
  • The Book - A breezy tip book filled with clever ideas, helpful resources and distilled wisdom designed to support caregivers and others.
  • Facebook Page - The Caregiver Coffeebreak,  curated to provide links to helpful articles, inspiring stories or funny memes and cartoons. 
  • A Facebook Group -The Caregiver Coffeebreak Club - a space where you can contribute your ideas to help other caregivers, ask questions and connect with other caregivers.  Just ask to join, it's free.
  • The Newsletter - More like an occasional update with a fresh video or blog post.  When you sign up for the email list (never shared or sold to others) you will also receive my free helpful downloads, PDFs featuring Chuckle Up - lists of funny movies and TV shows to watch, a Farm It Out sheet to help organize support,  A Respite Care Info Sheet and a Caregiver Tool Kit to help with organization.
  • Coloring Journal - a compact journal (5" x 7") with a page for stress-reducing coloring alongside lined pages for journaling.  Take along to appointments and color while you wait and then take notes during the appointment.  Comes with a petite set of coloring pencils.
  • The Stress Cup - or Cup O' Stress.  A fun way to de-stress.  Squeeze this "cup of coffee" when you need to let off some steam.  Nobody gets hurt and you will feel better, plus it's very cute.

~Breeda

Breeda's Blog

Nearly Died. Best Gift Ever.

March 21, 2017

I nearly died – It was the best gift I never got. When I was 13 I nearly died. I highly recommend this experience, the nearly part – not the died part. I developed a mysterious infection in my abdomen that…

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Improv Theater For One – Dealing with Dementia

January 5, 2017

If you’ve ever played along with the reality of a person with dementia – you’ve experienced the thrill of Improvisational Theater. While no audience is there to applaud your creativity, having this mindset in how you approach the many challenging…

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The Secret to Life

January 4, 2016

I have finally discovered the secret to life.  Through the wise words of Mark Scharenbroich CSP, CPAE I now understand an essential truth.  It has appeared as an innocent disclaimer printed on countless ticket stubs throughout my lifetime.  It was…

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Why do you think they call it an iPhone?

October 30, 2015

I have an iphone and I love it.  It is an amazing device that allows me to to do so many things, be connected to so many people and  learn new things everyday.  It is a workhorse.  Funny thing,  this…

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Labor of Love

September 15, 2015

When Mom was getting ready to leave her condo and move in with us one of her biggest concerns was her precious tea pot collection.  A nice cup of tea was an essential part of my mother’s life—always with a…

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The Land of Missed Opportunity – Don’t Go.

June 26, 2015

I learned a lesson on the way to work yesterday.  I live in a small rural town and drive a two lane highway for much of my commute.  At the edge of town I noticed a large lump in the…

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