Will you soon be eligible for Medicare? If so, attend the New-to-Medicare class. In this class, you will learn:
Creating Confident Caregivers
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or memory loss?
Creating Confident Caregivers (CCC)™ is an educational training program for family members who are caring for a person with a dementia related illness, such as Alzheimer’s Disease. The CCC™ program has been proven to reduce caregiver stress by providing caregivers with useful tools and information.
Creating Confident Caregivers™ is not a support group, but an opportunity to learn new information and strategies that will make the job of caregiving easier and more rewarding. Caregivers will learn about the progression of the disease, how it impacts their loved one, learn strategies to manage difficult behaviours and the importance of taking care of themselves.
Caregivers will learn how to:
Personal Action Toward Health
PATH, which stands for Personal Action Toward Health, is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program that was developed and tested by Stanford University to help people learn techniques and strategies for day to day management of chronic or long term health conditions. Having a chronic illness is not a choice, but how you deal with it can be, and that is what PATH is all about.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Caregiving is a great responsibility that can sometimes take a toll on spouses, parents, children, and friends. Through this series of classes, caregivers develop coping strategies and tools needed to manage the difficult days of caregiving. Designed to empower caregivers with new skills for managing challenging situations, some of the topics may include: preventing burnout, stress reduction, reducing feelings of guilt and frustration, and coping with role reversal.
SeniorNet provides education and access to computer technology and the Internet for people ages 50 and up. If you are looking for some help to learn new or enhance existing computer skills, you have found the right place. Welcome. Come on in and make yourself at home.
Matter of Balance
Many seniors experience fear of falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls emphasizes practical strategies to reduce this fear and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set realistic goals to increase activity; change their environment to reduce fall risk factors; how to get up properly after a fall; and exercise to increase strength and balance.