Are you caring for someone living at home with memory loss? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed from your caregiving responsibilities? If this sounds like you, Creating Confident Caregivers may be the answer to your caregiving needs.
Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-week online educational training program provided by the Upper Peninsula Area Agency on Aging /UPCAP for family members caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia or memory loss and are living at home. The evidence-based university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective caregiving skills, and to deal with difficult behaviors.
The two-hour online classes will be held for six weeks on Wednesdays, May 25 through June 29 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm EST. An optional Zoom orientation will be held at 1:30 pm EST on Wednesday, May 18.
There is no charge to participants for the workshop or materials. A computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet, microphone and webcam, and email address is needed to attend. Participants must complete a pre-class questionnaire prior to the first class. Registration ends on May 15, and class size is limited. Registration can be done online at www.upcap.org (click on Events) or dial 2-1-1 for assistance.
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