Powerful Tools

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Schedule

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) 858-2177 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*

Class Location Day Dates and Times

The Dale Association
20 Lock St
Lockport, NY 14094

Thursdays

October 6 - November 10, 2016

1:00pm - 3:30pm 

Annunciation Church
7580 Clinton St, Elma, NY 14059 
(Corner of Clinton St. & Schwartz Rd.)
Elma, New York

Tuesdays 

October 18 - November 22, 2016

 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Additional classes are being scheduled. For more information or to register, contact:

Erie County Department of Senior Services at (716) 858-2177 or e-mail: caregiver@erie.gov

* 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.