Health and Human Services Agency

Senior Health Education Program

(530) 621-6192

"Powerful Tools for Caregivers" Educational Program Offered


(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 series for older adults. This six-week program will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Friday afternoon from August 24 through September 28, 2018, at the Cameron Park Community Center located at 2502 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. 

The trainings in the educational series will provide caregivers aged 60 or older with tools and strategies to assist them in handling the unique challenges they face. The series topics include: 

  • August 24, 2018 – Taking Care of You
  • August 31, 2018 – Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
  • September 7, 2018 – Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns
  • September 14, 2018 – Communicating in Challenging Situations
  • September 21, 2018 – Learning From Our Emotions
  • September 28, 2018 – Mastering Caregiving Decisions

Participants of the educational series should plan 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 older adults and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit


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