"Powerful Tools for Caregivers"
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week class series designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.
You will develop a wealth of self-care tools to help reduce personal stress, change negative self-talk, communicate their needs to family members, health care professionals, recognize
emotions feelings, and how to handle challenging situations. Tools to help caregivers become more confident with their role as a caregiver!
SAVVY caregiver training was created at the University of Minnesota by Kenneth Hepburn, PhD. It is a training program for caregivers who are caring for a person who suffering from Dementia/Alzheimer's.
The 6 week course is designed to develop ways to take control of their situation and hopefully make it easier on the caregiver and the patient. The course would include understanding Alzheimer's & other related Dementia's, toll of care giving, managing life and behaviors, decision making, communication with a person with dementia and taking control.