Here is a grounding meditation for care partners of people diagnosed with dementia. Use it as needed to help ground and center yourself during your process of providing care! It was created by Ben Biddick, the host of this podcast, and one of the Dementia Care Specialists from the ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin! If you’d like to schedule a talk, training, or meditation session for care partners, reach out today to firstname.lastname@example.org!
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After attending the University of Wisconsin, Ben Biddick enlisted in the United States Army following the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. He served as a combat medic and military policeman in Iraq and performed Emergency Management Operations for the State of Wisconsin. Following military service, Biddick served as a civilian law enforcement officer focused on the prevention of domestic violence, the exploitation of children in the form of human trafficking, and criminal gang membership. He also served as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator and has nearly 20 years of experience of serving others in civilian, military, and correctional healthcare environments. His most recent endeavors include performing crisis intervention during the COVID19 Pandemic and service as a Dementia Care Specialist in the State of Wisconsin.
He is an author, public speaker, and consultant who strives to transform the effects of trauma into power bases of positive change, recovery, and empowerment. As the owner of Ideal State Consulting LLC, he uses his Master’s Degree in Performance Improvement and experiences to assist individuals and organizations create a more just and noble America worthy of the honorable men and women who built it and continue to build it every day.
Ben is also the Creator and Host of the www.getupnationpodcast.com where he helps individuals, organizations, and societies develop and sustain resilience and perseverance and https://anchor.fm/theresilientcaregiver podcast where he empowers those who serve people diagnosed with dementia.