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Event: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.

Wednesdays, March 14- April 18,  1-3:30 p.m.

Region 10, Montrose

$25, suggested donation

Call  970-765-3131 or by email


Registration deadline Wed, March 7

What the class includes:

Tools for you, the family caregiver, to:

  • Reduce stress
  • Communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help
  • Take care of yourself
  • Reduce guilt, anger, and depression
  • Help you relax
  • Make tough decisions
  • Set goals and problem-solve

A How-To book with class content and information about:

  • Hiring in-home help
  • Helping memory-impaired elders
  • Making legal and financial decisions
  • Making decisions about care facility placement
  • Understanding depression
  • Making decisions about driving

What the class doesn’t include:

  • Focus on specific diseases or hands-on caregiving for the care receiver.
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