Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Caregivers BookPowerful Tools for Caregivers©

Powerful Tools for Caregivers© is a six-week educational program designed to help family caregivers. This program will help you take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend. This class will give YOU, the family caregiver, tools to help you reduce stress, communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor and paid help, make tough decisions and reduce guilt, anger and depression.

Each participant will receive The Caregiver Helpbook to accompany the class content. This book contains chapters covering topics such as:

  • Hiring in-home help
  • Helping memory-impaired elders
  • Making legal and financial decisions
  • Making decisions about care facility placement
  • Understanding depression
  • Making decisions about driving

Date and location TBD

For additional information or to register, please call Casey or Maggie at 412-837-2542

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  • Address: 575 Lincoln Avenue,
    Bellevue, PA 15202
  • Phone: 412-837-2542 - Office
The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is the Pittsburgh region’s leading advocacy organization for Parkinson’s patients, their families and professional caregivers offering a variety of services related to Parkinson’s disease. Since 1995, the Parkinson’s community has relied on us for exercise, education and support programs as well as referrals to leading healthcare providers specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is fully funded through private donations.

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