Powerful Tools For Caregivers is a self-care educational program for friend or family caregivers. This program provides caregivers with tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges that a caregiver may face. Powerful Tools helps caregivers develop skills and confidence to better care for themselves while caring for others. It is a six-week series led by trained facilitators using a standardized curriculum. The weekly topics range from reducing your stress to communicating in challenging situation and mastering caregiving decisions. The curriculum in this program has shown to improve: self-care behaviors, management of emotions, self-efficacy, and the use of community resources.
How Long: 6 weeks
How Often: 1x per week for either 90 min or 2.5 hours each time (dependent upon facilitator)
Cost: Free of charge