If you are helping care for a parent, spouse or friend, you know that ensuring a safe environment and providing even the most basic care can sometimes be overwhelming.
Now you can learn how to provide the best care you can with the Family Caregiving program from the American Red Cross.
- Enhance Your Skills
- Reduce your Stress
- Build Your Confidence
Topics during each 1-hour class include:
- Home Safety
- General Caregiving Skills
- Positioning and Helping Your Loved One Move
- Assisting with Personal Care
- Healthy Eating
- Caring for the Caregiver
- Legal and Financial Issues
- Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia
The purpose of Family Caregiver Support Classes is to help participants gain an understanding of what is involved in caring for a loved one and know how to provide that care through eight one-hour class modules covering topics such as personal care, nutrition, home safety and others. This information is of vital importance to those caring for their loved ones who suffer from chronic illness or disabilities. These classes are developed in a modular fashion. You pick the topic you want to learn more about. There is a small fee for each class participant.