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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Free workshops to help caregivers take care of themselves

Valley Care Adult Day Services—Ambridge

September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16

3 – 4:30 p.m.

If you are caring for a loved one, please join us for a free series of seminars. The Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes will help you learn how to:

·  Reduce stress                                                            ·  Communicate in challenging situations

·  Take care of you                                                         ·  Learn from your emotions

·  Communicate your needs, feelings, and concerns             ·  Make caregiving decisions

 

The six-week series of classes will meet on Wednesday afternoons at Valley Care’s adult day services center in Ambridge (345 Maplewood Avenue). Free on-site respite care for older adults will be available during the meeting with advance registration.

Registration is required to participate in the classes. Please call Kathi Finch at 724-266-9626 or email ADS@valleycareassociation.org to learn more or to register for the classes. Visit www.valleycareassociation.org for more information.

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