The “Write” Way to Self-Care, Journal Writing Instructer, Lori Lemasters
Author of, “You’re a Caregiver, Not a Saint,” Lori Ramos Lemasters is the founder of, “Care Partners Resource and Consulting” and a “Certified Journal to the Self ®, therapeutic journal writing instructor.” She uses the challenges she experienced while caring for her parents to help caregivers manage the stress of caring for a loved one. Lori teaches practical solutions to daily struggles using journal writing and other techniques. Lori is a public speaker, educator and a published writer under the last names of Lemasters and Cavallo. She has partnered with organizations such as Colorado Respite Coalition, a program of Easter Seals Colorado, Seniors’ Resource Center, Caregiver Resource Center (St. Jude Hospital) Latino Age Wave’s Caregiver Project, Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado and American Heart & Stroke Association. She recently created and Co-Hosted ten Care-FULL Conversations for AARP and Caregivers Tuesday Talks Outside the Box both available on Care Partners Resource YouTube Channel. Most recently Lori has published a journal/workbook You’re a Caregiver, Not a Saint, Year Write, for caregivers telling her story of caregiving and offering exercises and prompts for most caregiving situations.