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October 2018

Powerful Tools for Caregivers – Marquette

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 West Magnetic Street
Marquette, MI 49855 US

6 week class designed to help non-professional informal family caregivers who are helping a parent, spouse, friend or someone living in the community, a nursing home or across the country.   This class will help you reduce stress, take care of yourself, make tough decisions and problem solve. Class meets weekly on Mondays starting October 22nd through December 3, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  **There will be NO class on November 12th.  There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.

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REST (Respite, Education and Support Tools) – Negaunee

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. 41
Negaunee, MI 49866 US

REST is a unique, interactive training program where you will receive the tools and education needed to be confident and successful in providing respite care to adults and children. This 2 day training meets on Tuesday, October 23rd and Wednesday, October 24th. There is NO cost to attend, however registration is required.

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PATH to Pain Management Workshop – Newberry CANCELLED. ** Class will be rescheduled to a later date. **

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Action Agency, 207 Newberry Avenue
Newberry, MI 49868 US

6 session group program for people living with any health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend. Program meets weekly for 6 weeks on Tuesdays beginning October 23rd and running through November 27th.  Meets from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but you must register.  Space is limited.

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Creating Confident Caregivers – Escanaba

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UPCAP Services, 2501 14th Avenue South
Escanaba, MI - Michigan 49829 US

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss.  Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists.  This program provides participants with information, skills an attitudes to manage stress and increse their effectiveness as a caregiver. Class meets weekly on Tuesdays for six weeks starting on October 30th and running until December 4th.  Class meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  There is no cost to attend, however you must register!

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November 2018

2nd Annual Type 1 Diabetes Summit – Marquette

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marquette Senior High School, 1203 West Fair Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855 US

Free event open to parents and children/adults who are living with type 1 diabetes. 10:00AM–10:30AM Registration and Vendor Exhibits   10:30AM–10:45AM Welcome Kristen Cambensy 10:45AM–11:30AM Benefits of Attending a Diabetes Camp Sarah Balko, RD, CDE Camp Director, Camp UPeninsulin 11:30AM–12:30PM Lunch and Vendor Exhibits   12:30PM–1:30PM Breakout Sessions: Nutrition for Sports Performance in T1D  Sherri Rule, RD UPHS Marquette – Nutrition & Wellness   Living with T1D Chris Plourde, RN, PWD 1:35PM–2:35PM Dealing with T1D -Behavioral and Emotional Issues Followed by Q & A Prepared by Gary Wautier, PhD UPHS Marquette – Psychology and Presented by Stephanie Wautier, RN, DC…

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Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ontonagon

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Aspirus Ontonagon Fitness Center, 400 East River Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953 US

6 session group program for people living wth diabetes.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend.  Classes meet Wednesays for 6 weeks beginning November 14th @ 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 Central Time and ending on December 19th. There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.  

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REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Escanaba

November 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft-CAA, 507 1st Avenue North
Escanaba, Michigan 49829 US

Respite Support Training for Caregivers. This is a 2 part training held from 9am - 1pm November 29th and December 6th.  Must attend both sessions.

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January 2019

Creating Confident Caregivers – Marquette

January 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peter White Library, 217 North Front Street
Marquette, MI 49855 US

Creating Confident Caregivers Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss.  Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists.  This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.        This course is held from 3pm - 5pm every Monday 1/7/19 - 2/11/19.

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