Speaking up

for you and your parent to

be seen, not forgotten

and cared for, not neglected.

my I understand the joys and challenges that come from a season of caring. I helped care for both of her parents during their separate battles with Alzheimer’s over a thirty-year span. I am able to look back on those days now with no regrets – and wish the same for everyone caring for aging parents. To help others through this challenging season of life, I wrote No Regrets: Hope for Your Caregiving Season, a book filled with my heart-warming stories and practical suggestions for journeying through a caregiving season. I am an ICF Associate Certified Coach with certifications in both Life and Leadership Coaching from the Professional Christian Coaching Institute.

I would love to speak at your next event.  Contact me to discuss what presentations best fit your needs.  Let’s Talk!

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Signature Talks

When You Care so Much it Hurts~ Avoiding Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is real, whether you are in a serving profession, a parent, a family caregiver, or just wired to nurture and care for others.

What you do is important and when you reach the point of an empty tank you will find challenges everywhere you look, exhaustion and frustration.

As an expert coach for professional women in a season of caring for aging parents, I share 3 things that can help you keep compassion fatigue at bay or
refresh you to continue caring today. With heart-warming stories with practical takeaways, your audience will find this presentation one to remember.

Leaning Into Love~ My Caregiving Story

I am honored to share my caregiving story and how Leaning into Love made all the difference for me! 

Be inspired through this motivational talk, and walk away refreshed as you grow in your own faith leaning into love deeply.

What people are saying…..

Rayna has a passion for helping caregivers. Because of her own experiences with both her mother and father, she can relate to most caregiver issues.

Although she is quite knowledgeable, it is her compassion that makes this a wonderful workshop!

Jenny Shipman

Senior Adult Ministries, Care and Support for a National Nonprofit

Rayna has such compassion for others. She reaches out to others with kinds words, and with loving actions make all feel welcome.

Her presentations are organized, informative and well-researched, delivered with gentle, heartfelt respect for all those in attendance.

Myra Jacobs

Director, Ministry with Persons with Disabilities, Catholic Diocese of Wichita

Rayna has not had an easy life. Her lived experiences give credibility to her ministry. She has a heart for Jesus and the love she has for and from him she lavishes on all she ministers to.

I highly recommend you experience one of her workshops to hear her stories and feel for yourself the tender loving care she gives to all who need her help.

Sharon Witzell

Senior Adult Ministries

Rayna never fails to impress! Her enthusiasm and passion for caregivers is remarkable. Rayna shares her own personal experiences and expertise to better help others, providing spiritual and practical assistance. If you get a chance to hear Rayna speak – take it! 

You’ll be encouraged and challenged, and be all the better for the encounter with her!

Kelly Johnson

Co-Founder , Nourish for Caregivers

Listen to some of Rayna’s workshops, presentations, and appearances on podcasts

Wisdom Series with Nourish for Caregivers

Hope for Your Caregiving Season~ 3 Rs to Hold on to Hope

Wisdom Series with Nourish for Caregivers

Wish I May, I Wish I Might Have All the Time to Do It Right:  The Surprising Method of Managing Your To-Do List

A Wealthy Life for Her with Tresa Leftenant

Podcast~The Gifts of Caring for an Aging Loved One

Contact Rayna

Rayna Neises: A Season of Caring

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4 Things you need to know as you begin your season of caring

4 Things you need to know as you begin your season of caring

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