Family Caregiver Support
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a self-care program for family caregivers that meets for one and a half hours once a week, for six weeks. There is also a longer, two and a half hour version for those who are interested. This program focuses on the family caregiver. It will help you take care of yourself while caring for an older relative, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. This program will provide you with tools and strategies to better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face and help you to: 1) Reduce personal stress, 2) Communicate effectively with family members, doctors, and paid help, 3) Increase self-care practices, 4) Reduce guilt, anger, and depression, 5) Experience relaxation techniques, 6) Make tough decisions, and 7) Set goals and problem solve.
“After taking this class, I am a more confident caregiver! Having tools to resolve problems is a definite advantage in becoming a better caregiver and a happier, wiser, healthier me and a healthier us!” Class Participant
- Medford Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. , Thursdays, January 23 – February 27, 2020. Please call Liz at 541-618-7865 to register.
- Ashland Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Mondays, March 16 – April 20, 2020. Please call Sam to register at: 541-423-1379.
- Grants Pass Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 2 – May 7, 2020. Please call Sandy to register at: 541-471-3853.