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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.*
April 25 - May 30
|Wednesdays|| Trinity Old Lutheran
3445 Sheridan Dr, Amherst 14226
May 9 - June 13
|Wednesdays||GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center
5949 Broadway, Lancaster 14086
For more information or to register, contact: Erie County Department of Senior Services at (716) 858-8526 or e-mail: email@example.com. 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.