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Powerful Tools for Caregivers: 6-Week Workshop

Caring for a family member or friend with a health condition can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. This highly effective, evidence-based, self-care program builds the skills caregivers need to take better care of themselves as they provide care for others.

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This FREE six-week workshop series is designed to provide caregivers with the tools needed to look after themselves. The program helps to reduce stress, improve self-confidence and communication, find balance and identify valuable community resources. Participants receive a free copy of the book “The Caregiver Helpbook”.

Topics include:

  • Taking care of you
  • Identifying and reducing personal stress
  • Communicating feelings, needs, and concerns
  • Communicating in challenging situations
  • Learning from our emotions
  • Mastering caregiving decision

Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Managing Stress

This one-time course is an introductory and interactive session on how to manage daily stresses and challenges while caring for a family member or friend living with a chronic illness and/or memory loss. During this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn how to:

  1. Identify signs and sources of stress
  2. Taking Action - stress reducers
  3. Make an action plan
  4. Participate in a relaxation technique

This workshop is based upon the 6-week Powerful Tools for Caregivers program, a self-care education program for family caregivers.

Hosting a Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Managing Stress workshop:

This workshop is available in following formats:

  • In-person (limited to Sudbury/Manitoulin area)
  • Videoconference via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

If you are interested to host a workshop within your organization, please contact us.

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