Melody's Bio: Melody Vachal is a veteran caregiver of nearly 25 years who understands the emotional and practical details of caregiving. She knows the consistency and vigilance required along with the impact on self, family, and career. As a professional, with a career as a Speech Language Pathologist she supported families in their journey. As an individual, Melody learned about caregiving from the other side after she became the victim of a car accident and needed extensive rehabilitation and caregiving herself. Following this experience, she launched her business RISE UP Care and Wellness to help caregivers develop the skills needed to practice self-care while caring for others. She is now living and realizing the importance of caregivers caring for themselves.
Links From the Episode
Facebook group Take Care of You
Instagram and Facebook @riseupcareandwellness