Jackie Schwabe is your host and the Reluctant Ringmaster of The Caregiving Circus Talk Show, part of the Caregiving Podcast Network.
The Caregiving Circus is a talk show that connects with the resources, tools and support you need to participate in the Greatest Show on Earth -- your life. Join Jackie and her guests as they share tips on how to manage your own three ring circus.
Mari Hannon from World Changer Consulting join us today to share how we can play with purpose. Marti, C.T.R.S, C.C.C., is the founder of World Changer Consulting. Marti is specialized in using games, activities, and leisure interests to help caregivers connect to the heart and soul of their caree while working on engagement and memory functioning.
Marti holds certifications as a Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist, Certified Caregiving Consulting, and Certified Nursing Assistant.
She began her journey as a small child visiting friends in nursing homes. At 17 she was the primary caregiver to her mother battling with cancer. After her mother’s passing, she began her professional journey in various hospital setting as a nurse’s aide/patient care technician, and then transitioned into activities.
In 2015 Marti graduate with her degree as a Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist. She first applied her C.T.R.S. credentials in psychiatric centers and in healthcare settings serving individuals with memory loss.
She is actively involved in community outreach and partnership, and has been a featured presenter at various conferences throughout the Midwest. She spreads a message of love, joy, adaptability and connectedness in every interaction.