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General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Educational Program Offered
 
Department:
 
Health and Human Services Agency

Date:
2/9/2016
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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 series. This six-week program will be held 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Wednesday afternoon from March 2 through April 6, 2016, at the Senior Center located at 937 Spring Street in Placerville. The trainings in the educational series will provide caregivers of older adults with tools and strategies to assist them in handling the unique challenges they face. The series topics include:

 

  • March 2, 2016 – Taking Care of You
  • March 9, 2016 – Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
  • March 16, 2016 – Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns
  • March 23, 2016 – Communicating in Challenging Situations
  • March 30, 2016 – Learning From Our Emotions
  • April 6, 2016 – Mastering Caregiving Decisions

 

Participants of the educational series are asked to attend all six sessions; certificates of completion will be presented at the end of the series. The training is comprehensive and evidence based. Respite is available to 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 or for questions. For more information about services for seniors and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit www.edcgov.us/HumanServices.

 

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