Caregiver Workshops and Classes
LSS caregiver specialists offer many presentations, workshops, classes and skill building exercises that can help inform and support family caregivers.
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 1.800.488.4146.
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.
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
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.