Dr. Cheryl Woodson

Seminars for Family Caregivers

  • TO SURVIVE CAREGIVING: A Daughter’s Experience, A Doctor’s Advice


    This presentation is based on Dr. Woodson’s book TO SURVIVE CAREGIVING: A Daughter’s Experience, A Doctor’s Advice. It can be adapted for family caregivers or the professionals who support them to give excellent elder care without destroying their own physical, financial, emotional or physical health. Dr. Woodson: Removes guilt by explaining why the responsibilities of today’s […]

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  • Love and Grief at the End of Life


    This presentation is adaptable for professionals, community, family and patient audiences to facilitate discussion around  a painful and often, frightening  set of decisions by: Clarifying the professionals’ own values and goals Discovering the patient/family values about treatment goals  Cure or Care Defining the endpoints that might change these goals . Treatment at what cost? Moving from […]

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  • The Physician User’s Manual


    This presentation is adaptable for professional, and patient audiences to improve communication with physicians , patient satisfaction, and health outcomes. Dr. Woodson helps audiences learn: How doctors think What we don’t know What information we need from you What communication strategies do NOT work with doctors How doctors work What is the effective communication chain of […]

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  • Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly- Another form of Domestic Violence


    This presentation is adaptable for professionals and community organizations in a position to achieve positive intervention in this sad and often deadly condition. At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to: Use the current statistics to discuss the prevalence of the different types of elder abuse and neglect. List the risk factors that […]

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  • The Glass Ceiling Doesn’t Matter if You Own the Building


    Dr. Woodson encourages professional women to live their dreams by: Discovering what our dream actually is Overcoming the internal and external barriers to achieving our dreams Decreasing anxiety by increasing confidence Avoid letting busy-ness interfere with achieving our dreams Identifying a good mentor Make plans to gather our resources and move our dreams forward

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  • Embracing the Miracle of Menopause


    Dr. Woodson will help audiences understand: The physical, hormonal, emotional  and sexual changes that often occur in menopause The downside of menopause and how to decrease the impact of those factors The upside of menopause and how to enjoy those changes. How to decide which changes need to be treated medically. PROs and CONs of […]

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  • Getting Through the Eating Seasons


    The time between the Jewish High Holy Days and Valentine’s Day is a gauntlet of stress  that it’s easy to block with calories, failing to keep our health and fitness goals. Dr. Woodson helps audiences program success and: Discern between physical hungers and other hungers we try to feed with food. Overcome barriers to making […]

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  • Since You Can’t Get Tickets for the Space Shuttle, Better Make Your Life Work Down Here


    To help you end the pity party and make your dreams come true, Dr. Woodson explains how to: Discover what our dream actually is Define the internal and external barriers between us and living our dreams Avoid letting busy-ness erode the time we have to achieve our dreams Identify a good mentor Decrease stress by […]

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  • It’s Fight or Flight- Not Stand and Stress


    Stress kills. In this presentation, Dr Woodson: Explains the ecological advantage of stress and how the sociological changes have increased stress beyond benefit Reviews the direct impact of stress on each organ system and on behaviors that cause illness indirectly Reveals the most common factors that induce stress Offers tools to help discover hidden “real” […]

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  • Are You A Little Too Sweet?


    While diabetes may not kill quickly, it makes people wish they were dead for years. Dr. Woodson: Clarifies the role of insulin, the difference between type I and type II and the impact of obesity Reviews the impact of diabetes on every organ system, with specific emphasis on threats to quality of life Outlines each […]

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