Melody Vachal is the owner of RISE UP Care and Wellness, an organization that provides training, coaching, and support to both professional and family caregivers. Melody is a well-known speaker and consultant on all topics related to caregiving. She is also a Master Certified Health Coach with a passion for helping caregivers develop and prioritize the practice of self-care and integrate it into their daily lives. Melody has more than 25 years of personal experience as a caregiver to her adult son with special needs. She is also the Co-Owner and Director of Aging Services at Arise Cares, a home care company in St. Cloud, MN and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.