Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6- week educational series designed to help unpaid family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or family friend.

This Encourages Caregivers To:
  • Develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress.

  • To communicate their needs effectively in challenging situations.

  • To deal with difficult emotions and make tough caregiving decisions.

  • To benefit whether caring for a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.

Who is the class for?
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers (no professional caregivers please). This program will help you take care of yourself while caring for an older relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.

What does the class cover?
  • This class will give YOU, the family caregiver, tools to:

  • Help you reduce stress

  • Communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help

  • Take care of yourself

  • Reduce guilt, anger, and depression

  • Help you relax

  • Make tough decisions

  • Set goals and problem-solve

Sample the Class
“Managing Stress as a Caregiver”: a webinar to give you a taste of what Powerful Tools For Caregivers is like. Click this link

Includes How-To-Do-It Book!
Each class participant will receive a book to accompany this class content. This book contains chapters covering such topics as:
  • Hiring in-home help

  • Helping memory-impaired elders

  • Making legal and financial decisions

  • Making decisions about care facility placement

  • Understanding depression

  • Making decisions about driving

To find out about Powerful Tools for Caregivers class nearest you please contact:
Evidence Based Health Programs Coordinator or click here.
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