Health and Human Services Agency

Family Caregiver Support Program

(530) 621-6192



(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Senior Health Education Program and Family Caregiver Support Program are pleased to present a "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" educational training series. This six-week program will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Thursday afternoon beginning September 5 through October 10, 2019, at the Placerville Senior Center located at 937 Spring Street in Placerville. The free educational series will provide tools and strategies to help family caregivers of older adults handle the unique challenges they face.

The educational series topics include:

  • September 5, 2019 – Taking Care of You
  • September 12, 2019 – Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
  • September 19, 2019 – Communicating Feelings, Needs and Concerns
  • September 26, 2019 – Communicating in Challenging Situations
  • October 3, 2019 – Learning From Our Emotions
  • October 10, 2019 – Mastering Caregiving Decisions

Participants of the educational series should plan to attend all six sessions; certificates of completion are presented at the end of the series. The training is comprehensive and evidence based. Respite is available for qualified caregivers; pre-authorization is required for respite services.

Class size is limited and registration is required. The training series is offered at no cost; donations are accepted. Please call (530) 621-6192 or (800) 510-2020 to register for the educational series or for questions. For more information about services for older adults and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit

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