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

Calendar – Elder Care – REST Training in Houghton – Nov. 1,2

October 29, 2017

Houghton – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Wednesday, November 1 and Thursday, November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. with time built in for lunch and breaks, 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.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops Begin in Menominee – Oct. 16

October 13, 2017

Menominee – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Monday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant in Menominee.

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 Mondays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops Begin in Escanaba – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Escanaba – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Monday, October 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at UPCAP in Escanaba.

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 Mondays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops to Begin in Marquette – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Marquette – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Monday, October 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Marquette.

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 Mondays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops Begin in Iron Mountain – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Iron Mountain – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Thursday, October 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.

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 Thursdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

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