Powerful Tools For Caregivers Workshop
February 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop
Sponsored by Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care
GROUP WILL MEET AT
The Chemung County Department of Aging
425 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY
Feb. 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2020
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Registration is required by calling the Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care 607-737-5520 no later than Friday Feb. 21, 2022
This six-week educational program is for family and friends who are caring for older adults with long-term illnesses. The class provides you with the skills and confidence you need to better care for yourself while caring for others. Caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress, change negative self-talk, communicate their needs to family members and healthcare providers, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings, and make tough caregiving decisions. Class participants also receive a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook, developed specifically for the class.