Do you need a Speaker?
Are you looking for a speaker to inspire or motivate your group? Do you need to find a way to help your team take care of themselves so they are better able to care for others? Breeda Miller users the power of story, good humor, and inspiration to help people navigate difficult and challenging roles.
- Wealth Management Advisors seeking to support clients concerned about caregiving roles
- Insurance Organizations seeking to provide helpful and entertaining programming for conference attendees
- HR professionals seeking to provide a fun and practical presentation to support caregiving EAP programs. Caregiver Coffeebreak AT WORK book coming soon!
- Organizations supporting adults who care for their aging parents and/or spouses at conferences or retreats.
Areas of Expertise
- Wellness - Self Care
- Kindness as a Superpower
- Work + Life Balance
- Inspiration - Finding Courage
Why Choose Breeda?
Whether it’s in finance, healthcare, education, insurance, business or non-profit organizations, caregiving stress is a daily reality and takes a toll on people.
Are you looking for a powerful keynote presentation, an interactive break-out session, MC for an Awards Ceremony or a resonant VOG performance? Breeda will work with you to make it happen.
Breeda's Demo Reel
Take a Break Before You Break
Wellness, Work + Life Balance, Engagement, Staff Support
A dynamic program that engages audience members with stories and creative solutions to the everyday challenges of caregiving. Breeda's approach inspires audiences to take action and commit to improved self-care.
The message is that self-care isn’t selfish – it is survival. Using funny and memorable props, like the Caregiver Sandwich Head, Breeda uses a light-hearted approach to tackle serious issues.
Technology can offer great help to caregivers if it's presented as a help rather than a new stress to sort out. Breeda presents creative solutions to classic caregiving challenges using some new and exciting technology, as well as some favorite low-tech solutions.
Caregivers are often the last to actually actively care for themselves. Whether it's due to exhaustion, guilt or lack of awareness, Breeda's unique approach resonates with caregivers and inspires action. An engaging, fun and high impact program.
In addition to her presentation, you may include a copy of her new Caregiver Coffeebreak Tip book for each attendee.
This program is ideal for:
- Organizations looking to support family caregivers and find ways to reduce employee burnout and turnover
- Conferences seeking an inspiring and humorous keynote speaker
- Forward-thinking companies who seek to offer stress management programs
- Support groups for family caregivers
- Staff enrichment programs.
Length of program: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Storytelling, Audience interaction, Props Topics: Wellness, Self-Care, Work + Life Balance, Stress
Bulk rate pricing available for Breeda’s book
Designed for Caregiver Events
Take a Break Before You Break – Self Care for Caregivers
Caregivers are the worst at taking care of themselves. Everyone and everything else comes first. At the end of the day caregivers are burned out, stressed out, frustrated, and exhausted. Through the power of story, Breeda Miller helps caregivers commit to taking care of themselves and in turn, take better care of those in their care. Focusing on three main ideas, audiences take away actionable and memorable concepts. Interactive, engaging and heart warming this 45 minute program is a break in itself.
Designed for Employee Assistance Programs
The Caregiver Coffeebreak At Work
Balancing a career while being a family caregiver is a huge issue for millions of Americans. For employers, it’s the ability to retain skilled professionals during this stressful time. For employees the challenge of juggling the demands of a career with family responsibilities that are often unplanned and overwhelming can create disruptions across organizations. Breeda Miller provides employers with a program that offers employees an opportunity to learn coping strategies and discover resources to allow them to be their best while at work and feel supported when they need to manage difficult situations. Engaging, interactive and memorable, this program helps reinforce a mindset of cooperation and support.
Designed for Financial, Legal and Insurance Advisors
Understanding and Supporting Caregivers for Professional Advisors
Finding the right solution to your clients needs means understanding the mindset and challenges that your client is facing. Caregivers are not only dealing with the practical day-to-day responsibilities, they are also managing their own physical and mental health worries, financial decisions and juggling careers and other family members needs. Breeda Miller provides a program that creates awareness and appreciation of the reality of these circumstances to help you serve your clients more effectively.
Hear Breeda Speak
Laughing in the Caregiver Sandwich
Saving My Sanity and My Sofa
Helping Mom on Final Journey
At The Moth: Deception
At The Moth: Building a Family
Introduction to Caregiver Coffeebreak
People Are Saying...
Partial Client List
- Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
- University of Michigan
- Wayne State University - Institute of Gerontology
- Alzheimer's Association of Michigan
- Kimberly Clark Corporation
- PACE LIfe Circles
- Christian Hospital Foundation, St. Louis, MO
- Pomeroy Living, Rochester Hills, MI
- MPI - Meeting Planners International
- Leading Age - Indiana
- The National Caregiving Conference, Chicago, IL
- Bay Area Nurses Conference - CA
- Rose Senior LIving, Novi, MI
- Southern Indiana University
- University Event Planners, Ann Arbor, MI
- Memory Lane Senior Care
- United Methodist Retirement Community
- Manchester District Library
- Ypsilanti District Library
Breeda Miller Helps Caregivers Carry On.
Caregiving is not for sissies. Helping overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed out caregivers is Breeda Miller’s mission.
Breeda Miller is a professional speaker with a voice and a message that resonates with audiences - from health care professionals to family caregivers.
She uses the power of story to help people navigate this difficult and challenging role, with humor and grace.
Breeda Miller is a published author, an award-winning storyteller, voice-over professional and successful businesswoman. Of all her accomplishments she states that her most fulfilling role was caring for her frail mother at the end of her life. As a member of the Sandwich Generation, Breeda ran a household, managed a business, raised three teenagers (two with special needs) while providing 'round the clock care for her ailing mother.
A graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, Past President of the National Speakers Association – Michigan and Caregiver Champion, Breeda will share her essential message, Take a Break Before Your Break with your group.