Is the stress of caregiving affecting your health and disrupting your life? If so, plan to attend Powerful Tools for Caregivers.Research studies find high rates of depression and anxiety among caregivers and increased vulnerability to health problems. Caregivers frequently cite restriction of personal activities and social life as problems. In addition, caregivers often feel a lack of control over events and a sense of powerlessness which can have a significant negative impact on their physical and emotional health. The Powerful Tools for Caregivers six-week online program will provide caregivers tools to help reduce stress and increase relaxation, make tough decisions, … Continue reading
This three-part online Dementia training series is for caregivers of people with dementia. Each class is an hour long, from 2 - 3 pm EST.April 27: The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online class provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills as well as providing strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia. May 4: Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement, … Continue reading
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