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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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


Adults with Chronic Conditions
August 28 – October 2 (Wednesdays)
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, 204 First Street NW

Request a class in your community

The following Active Aging Program Administrator in your area will be happy to speak with you

Sue Degallier
Sue DegallierActive Aging Program Director, Program Administrator Winona County
Jessica Mollison
Jessica MollisonActive Aging Program Administrator Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Olmsted, and Wabasha Counties
Mary Cassem
Mary CassemActive Aging Program Administrator Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Jackson, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, and Watonwan Counties
Marlene Levine
Marlene LevineActive Aging Program Administrator Freeborn, Steele, Rice, Dodge, Mower, and Waseca Counties