Healthy Living for ME plans to offer a free six-week interactive workshop, “Building Better Caregivers”. The workshop is scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays from January 12 to February 16, with classes being held virtually through Zoom.
During this workshop, caregivers can learn and receive support from others who are going through similar caring experiences. The program can help caregivers of all types (family, formal, informal, etc.) to better understand and navigate the changes their loved ones are going through.
This workshop can help caregivers who help loved ones with memory loss or dementia, as well as those caring for people with acquired brain injury (ACI) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Participants will learn how to identify and manage behavioral triggers from their care partners, how to track this information through the use of a behavior journal, and more.
Other topics include managing caregiver stress, making decisions and planning for the future, communicating effectively with family, friends and healthcare professionals, legal issues related to caregiving, and caregiving. hiring help.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with a grant of $ 749,890.
The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call 800-620-6036 or send an email [email protected] for more information and to register.
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