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Classes for People Helping Older Relatives or Friends 

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools needed for taking care of themselves is now being offered. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees also learn how to increase their ability to make tough decisions and balance their lives.  

 

Registration is required - Call (716) 858-8526 or e-mail caregiver@erie.gov for more information about Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes and to register. There is a $25 cost for the course, which includes a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook.*

May 1 - June 5, 2019
12:30pm-2pm

Wednesdays Presbyterian Village at North Church
214 Village Park Dr., Williamsville 14221
October 2 - November 6, 2019
10am-12:30pm
Wednesdays Presbyterian Village at North Church
214 Village Park Dr., Williamsville 14221


For more information or to register, contact:  Erie County Department of Senior Services at (716) 858-8526 or e-mail: caregiver@erie.gov. Additional classes are being scheduled.

* Complete course cost is covered for all Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WNY and Independent Health members.

** Course cost is covered in full by Health Foundation of Western & Central NY Cultural Diversity Grant funding for those that are uninsured.

Co-sponsored by The University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions and the Erie County Caregiver Coalition.

 

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm