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Caregiver Classes & Workshops

Caregiver Workshops and Classes 

LSS caregiver specialists offer many presentations, workshops, classes and skill building exercises that can help inform and support family caregivers. For general inquiries about LSS Caregiver Support & Respite Services, call 866.787.9802.

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Speakers for Groups, Events and Conferences 

Trained specialists are available to make presentations for conferences, church groups, senior service providers, rotary clubs, hospice organizations and other civic and community groups. If the presentation is for individuals who are caregivers, skill building exercises and time for interaction and support may be included.  
To have an LSS caregiver specialist speak at your upcoming event, please contact your  local area coordinator or call 866.787.9802.

Caregiver Workshops 

Caregiver workshops offer a fun and educational experience for caregivers. Caregiver workshops provide speakers from a wide variety of caregiver related fields, offering presentations and skill building exercises to help inform and support family caregivers. There is also time for peer counseling and fellowship among participants. 

There are no workshops currently scheduled. We will add future dates on this page as they are determined.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools needed to increase their self-care and their confidence to handle difficult situations, emotions and decisions. Over the course of six weeks, participants learn to: 

  • Reduce personal stress 
  • Communicate their needs to family members and healthcare providers 
  • Communicate more effectively in challenging situations 
  • Recognize the messages in their emotions 
  • Deal with difficult feelings 
  • Make tough caregiving decisions 

Upcoming Class:

Tuesdays from February 11, 2020 - March 17, 2020
3:00-4:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 912 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
$30 fee for the workshop, which includes a "How to Do It" book
To register, contact Laura Rasmussen at or 866.787.9802.

Caregiver Resources 

Books, videos and other resources for caregivers are available. Please contact your local area coordinator for details and to check out resources for your personal use. 


“The classes and workshops I attended helped me to learn how to best care for myself while taking care of my 98-year-old father.”