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Powerful Tools for Caregivers Registration open for January Classes

Do you help take care of an adult with chronic conditions? If so, you are not alone. Over 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an online educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself.  If you take good care of yourself, you will be better prepared to take good care of your loved one. As a participant you will learn how to: reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance your life, increase ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is brought to you by Connections Area Agency on Aging in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach starting Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8:00 PM Click here to register OR Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Click here to register. Classes consist of six, 90-minute sessions held once a week.  Class size is limited, and registration is required.

The Caregiver Helpbook and handouts will be mailed. There is no cost for the program but participants will receive an opportunity to donate.  Two experienced leaders conduct each class. Interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming help you take the “tools” you choose and put them into action for your life.

For more information, contact Jan Schnack, Family Caregiver Community Engagement Specialist at Connections Area Agency on Aging at 800-432-9209, Ext. 8116 or JSchnack@connectionsaaa.org

Connections Area Agency on Aging Family Caregiver Program supports people who care for their parents, spouses, or others aged 60+ by providing information, resources, and support.

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