Free Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes

News from Aging, NY Connects, Posted on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 2:09pm
Are you providing care for a relative or friend? Free powerful tools for caregiv

Are you providing care for a relative or friend? Free powerful tools for caregiver classes

Are you providing care for a relative or friend? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed from juggling your own life and the responsibilities of caregiving? If so, you may benefit from our FREE Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes.

Let’s Face It… Caring for someone with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week educational program designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself.

You will learn to:

  • reduce your stress
  • improve your self-confidence
  • better communicate your feelings
  • balance your life
  • increase your ability to make tough decisions

The program consists of six, 2.5 hour class sessions held weekly. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: August 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 17 & 24

The course will run 6 Saturday mornings beginning Saturday, August 13, 2016 and ending on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Each class will run from 9:00 am – 11:30 am and will be held at the JCC Olean Campus Training & Conference center, 260 N. Union St., NY 14760.

Please contact Jane Northrup to register at (716) 376-7506 or at JaneNorthrup [at] mail [dot] sunyjcc [dot] edu.

Sponsored by The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, NY Connects and the WNY Alzheimer’s Partnership which is funded through a grant from the NYS Dept. of Health.

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