Be Our Guest Adult Day is hosting the ‘Creating Confident Caregivers’ series
Creating Confident Caregivers
Be Our Guest Adult Day (a program of Liv. Co. Catholic Charities) is again hosting the Creating Confident Caregiver Series – a free 6 week educational series by AAA1-B and the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter for caregivers who are caring for persons with dementia related illnesses.
Location: Be Our Guest Adult Day, 2020 E. Grand River #103, Howell, MI 48843
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Date: Thursdays starting Oct. 6, 2016 for 6 weeks
R.S.V.P.: Area Agency on Aging 1-B at (800) 852-7795
Respite Care: On-site respite care for participants provided free.
The Creating Confident Caregivers (CCC)™ training program has been proven to reduce caregiver stress by providing caregivers with useful tools and information. The CCC™ program is not a support group, but an opportunity to learn new information and strategies that will make the job of care giving easier and more rewarding. Caregivers will learn about the progression of the disease, how it impacts their loved one, learn strategies to manage difficult behaviors and the importance of taking care of themselves.
Caregivers will learn how to:
• Reduce caregiver related stress
• Improve caregiver confidence
• Create a positive care giving environment
• Plan daily activities for your loved one based on their strengths
• Deal with behaviors caused by dementia and its effects on the brain
View the Creating Confident Caregivers Brochure: Creating Confident Caregivers Brochure w-2016