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October 21, 2019

Training Course Helps Family Caregivers Thrive

The course will be held on Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 5, in Boulder

Boulder County, Colo. - Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 15-hour course sponsored by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a division of Community Services. The course will be held on Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 5, in Boulder. The course is for family caregivers of older adults and provides participants with “tools” to help ensure that they thrive, not just survive, during their caregiving.

What: Powerful Tools for Caregivers
When: Tuesdays, Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 1:30-4 p.m.
Where: Calvary Bible Church, 3245 Kalmia Ave., Boulder

Powerful Tools for Caregivers has been proven to help family caregivers enhance their self-care, reduce their stress levels, and feel better in general about their caregiving. The training covers topics such as communicating effectively, asking for help, making action plans for self-care, using helpful resources, and more.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is open to Boulder County residents providing care
for a relative, partner, or friend who is age 60 or over, or of any age if the person has dementia. There is no charge for the course, but donations are appreciated.
Pre-registration is required, at 303-678-6116 or InfoCaregiver@bouldercounty.org. Financial assistance for respite care (substitute care during class sessions) may be available to participants.

For more information, contact Juliette Kershner, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, at 303-678-6116 or InfoCaregiver@bouldercounty.org.