Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Nov. 17 - Dec. 22
November 17, 2020 - December 22, 2020 1 - 2:30 pm EST
Online via Zoom
Contact: Tracie Abram
November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22
1-2:30 p.m. EST.
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 workshop will give YOU, the 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