Older Adults Program: Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Space is limited.
- Date: 08/26/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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|Monday||August 19, 2019 through September 30, 2019
(No class on Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019)
|1:00 PM to 2:30 PM||Free||Joslyn Community Center
1601 North Valley Drive
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
|Space is limited! RSVP to: (310) 374-3426 ext. 120|
Are you caring for an older adult with a chronic illness? Caregiving can cause stress on your physical and emotional health. Powerful Tools for Caregivers teaches you tools to help improve your caregiving experience. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program to help caregivers learn to take care of themselves. In this course you have the opportunity to learn to:
- Reduce stress and improve your confidence
- Learn from your emotions
- Learn effective communication skills
- Improve your decision-making skills
- Connect with resources
Classes meet for 90-minutes, once a week for six weeks. The course will be offered in person. This offering is in connection with a research study (the Telehealth Powerful Tools for Caregivers Effectiveness Study) to examine the effectiveness of the delivering the Powerful Tools for Caregivers program online as compared to in person. Participation is voluntary and you may stop at any time.
For more information, feel free to contact the Older Adults Program at (310) 802-5430. For more classes, activities, excursions and bus trips offered by the Older Adults Program, please visit the Older Adults Program page.