Speaking & Workshops

Linda Abbit is one of the most sought after speakers on the topic of family caregiving.

Her talks are engaging, inspiring and, most importantly, full of real-world ideas and practices family caregivers can implement to make daily caregiving easier and improve relationships with their care recipients.

Linda has spoken and presented workshops at gatherings large and small, online and in-person.

Linda speaking with Pat Harvey
Linda spoke with CBS news anchor Pat Harvey and ViacomCBS staff during National Family Caregivers' Month.
Linda speaks to high school students
Linda addresses high school students about family caregiving. According to the "Caregiving in the U.S. 2020" AARP Research Report, at least 3.4 million children under age 18 provide care to an adult.

Linda's Most Requested Presentations

Talks can be scaled from 30 minutes to 90 minutes.

Become a Conscious Caregiver: Caring for Yourself While Caring for Another

Designed for both new and veteran caregivers, Linda leads an engaging presentation about mindfulness and its place in caregiving. In this open and honest talk, Linda shares her successes, her failures and action steps caregivers can take every day to make their caregiving road smoother.

Your audience will learn:

  • What mindfulness is and how to apply it to daily caregiving

  • How to combat the guilt, anxiety and loneliness of caregiving

  • How to find and get the most out of support groups

  • How to create a circle of support and why it’s important to do so

  • How to alleviate stress and avoid caregiver burnout

Combat Social Isolation and Maintain a Healthy Brain

As people age, they often tend to self-isolate. Linda examines this growing public health crisis, evident even before the COVID pandemic led to quarantines. She includes ways to prevent social isolation and keep our cognitive abilities sharp.

Your audience will learn:

  • Why people self-isolate

  • Effects of isolation on physical, cognitive and mental health

  • Strategies to combat social isolation

  • How to maintain a healthy brain

Linda Abbit is a delightful speaker, easily relatable, with many personal stories and experiences that give context and a uniquely compassionate point of view to important principles that we, as caregivers, often find easy to ignore.

-- Steve Willey, Director of Volunteer & Community Education; Wilshire Health & Community Services

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Articles, Interviews & Media Appearances