Powerful Tools for Caregivers May 24-June 28 at 9 am

May 24, 2022 - June 28, 2022

Registration Deadline: May 23, 2022 - 05:00PM


Contact: Holly Tiret, tiret@msu.edu

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Tuesdays From 9:00-10:30 AM EST
May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022
Zoom Online Webinar

Holly Tiret, tiret@msu.edu

Georgina Guzman, perrygeo@msu.edu
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an evidence-based program designed to equip caregivers with a range of self-care tools to help them reduce personal stress and communicate effectively with family members and healthcare providers. This is a program to help the caregiver take care of themselves.

This 6-week program will help you take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend (no professional caregivers, please). You will benefit from the workshop whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend or someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. Please note that this workshop will not focus on specific diseases or hands-on caregiving for the care receiver. 

This is a series. Plan on attending all six sessions. 

This series will give YOUthe family caregiver, tools to:

  • Help you reduce stress
  • Communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, paid help
  • Take care of yourself
  • Reduce guilt, anger, and depression
  • Help you relax
  • Make tough decisions
  • Set goals and problem-solve

The workshop covers the following topics:

  • Hiring in-home help
  • Understanding depression
  • Helping memory-impaired elders
  • Making decisions about driving
  • Making legal and financial decisions

This is a free class.  
This is a live class using Zoom and will not be recorded. Instructions on Zoom software and setup will be sent in the confirmation email. 

Registration for this event has closed.

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