Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop – May 15

May 12, 2018

Houghton, Mich.– The Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop will start up again in Houghton this Tuesday, May 15, from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. This free workshop meets every Tuesday for the next six weeks.

Attend this workshop to learn information, skills, and attitudes to manage stress and increase effectiveness as a Caregiver for dementia and/or memory loss patients. This six-week workshop, led by trained dementia care specialists, is free of all costs and brought to you by UPCAP.

Interested? Call Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit us on the web at www.upcap.org.

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“Creating Confident Caregivers” Workshop in Houghton – May 15

May 12, 2018

Caring for Someone with Memory Loss?

Houghton, Mich.5/15/2018 – The next “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop starts May 15, 2018, in Houghton. This is a free six-week workshop that meets once a week on Tuesday’s from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The program, led by trained dementia care specialists, helps caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss by providing participants with information, skills, and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness.

During the weekly sessions, materials will be provided and respite care may be available through participating area agencies while caregivers attend the workshop.

If you are interested, contact Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit us on the web at www.upcap.org.

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REST Training in Houghton- May 3, 4

April 30, 2018

Houghton, Mich. – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 West Sharon Avenue in Houghton. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give. The ultimate goal of this training course is to assist individuals to become effective companions and respite workers by learning the three key steps of support: Prepare, Care and Connect.… Read the rest

REST Training in Escanaba – April 23, 30

April 20, 2018

Escanaba, Mich. – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Monday, April 23 and Monday April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with time built in for lunch and breaks, at Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft CAA, 507 First Avenue North in Escanaba. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – REST Training Offered in Menominee – Feb. 15, 22

February 12, 2018

Menominee – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. with time built in for lunch and breaks, at Spies Public Library in Menominee. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give. The ultimate goal of this training course is to assist individuals to become effective companions and respite workers by learning the three key steps of support: Prepare, Care and Connect.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – REST Training in Marquette – Dec. 6, 13

December 3, 2017

Marquette – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Wednesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with time built in for lunch and breaks, at Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – REST Training in Houghton – Nov. 30, Dec. 1

November 27, 2017

Houghton – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 West Sharon Avenue in Houghton. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give. The ultimate goal of this training course is to assist individuals to become effective companions and respite workers by learning the three key steps of support: Prepare, Care and Connect.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Houghton – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Houghton – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Tuesday, November 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 West Sharon Avenue in Houghton.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org .… Read the rest

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