“I truly loved the cognitive training and most certainly the irest portion of the weekend. However, my favorite part of the caregiver retreat was connecting with other caregivers and sharing our stories. Shared solidarity is really powerful. This retreat provided that.” - Dallas,TX retreat attendee
Pause with a purpose. Find respite from the stressors of daily life while learning practical tools to improve your brain health and performance.
WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?
Building upon its five-year history of providing science-based cognitive training to military veterans, active duty service members, and their families, the Center for BrainHealth and its Brain Performance Institute have designed a retreat specifically for military caregivers. This retreat includes the Center’s cognitive training, Heart Rate Variability Training, and integrative restoration (iRest).
WHO CAN BENEFIT?
These retreats are open to military caregivers defined as a family member, friend, or acquaintance who provides care to and assistance for a current or former military service member with a disabling physical or mental injury or illness.
Notification of application status will take place upon submission of application. Spots will be filled on a first registered, first served basis. Approved applications must register within 72 hours of receiving registration link.
Offered at no cost to military caregivers, this retreat includes double-occupancy hotel accommodations, meals, workshop materials and evening activities. Space is limited. Credit card authorization of $50 will be required to confirm registration.
You will be charged the $50 if you do not show up to the retreat or cancel within 10 days of the retreat. Otherwise, you will not be charged.
WHAT IS THE RETREAT SCHEDULE?
After 3:00PM - Check-In to Hotel
6:30 PM - Welcome and Dinner
8:30 AM - Breakfast
9:30 AM - High Performance Cognitive Training, Day 1
12:30 PM - Lunch
2:00 PM - Heart Rate Variability Training
4:00 PM - iRest
6:30 PM - Dinner
8:30 AM - Breakfast
9:00 AM - High Performance Cognitive Training, Day 2
12:00 PM - Lunch and Depart
WHERE WILL THE RETREAT TAKE PLACE?
Local hotel, to be determined.
Priority will be given to those in the local area and within driving distance. For those not within driving distance, please email with travel inquiries.
For questions, please contact Caroline Wilson at Caroline.Wilson@utdallas.edu for more information.
“The retreat provided me with a much needed weekend getaway surrounded by great women. On top of that, I learned valuable skills to improve my focus and concentration, awareness of how I spend my mental energy, and the importance of brain health. I have set new goals and stopped myself when I start to multi-task, which truly is helpful. I also appreciate the fact that we were so well taken care of, the program was really well done.”
- Caregiver Retreat Attendee
What are the benefits?
Perform at your best with strategies that inspire efficiency, productivity and quality of life. Discover the newest methods in stress management, and take-home exercises, practical tips and solutions to increase resilience and restore balance.