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Posted on: August 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Educational Resources for Caregivers

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Caregiving for a family member or friend can be stressful – physically, emotionally, and financially. The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of St. Croix County has openings for their Managing Caregiver Stress Workshop and Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes. These resources are free and help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative.

Managing Caregiver Stress Workshop

Join a workshop for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions. You will learn about self-care strategies and techniques to increase relaxation and reduce stress. Sign up today and learn how to manage the daily stresses you face as a caregiver.  

  • Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
  • Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Location: St. Croix County Government Center – Rm 1216
     1101 Carmichael Rd, Hudson, WI 54016

Registration is required and class size is limited. Please register by Monday, September 26. 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes

Whether you provide care for a spouse, partner, parent, or friend, your role as a caregiver is important. 

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes are designed to help caregivers: 

  • Reduce stress 
  • Improve self-confidence 
  • Manage time, set goals, and solve problems
  • Better communicate their feelings 
  • Make tough decisions 
  • And find helpful resources

This series consists of six classes held once a week led by ADRC’s Dementia Care Specialist and Caregiver Support Coordinator. Participants will receive handouts and a book, The Caregiver Helpbook, developed specifically for the class.

  • Date: Wednesdays from October 12 through November 16
  • Time: 12:30 to 3 pm
  • Location: St. Croix County Government Center – Rm 1216
     1101 Carmichael Rd, Hudson, WI 54016

Registration is required and class size is limited. Please register by Monday, October 10.

How to Register and Find More Information

To register or learn more about the workshop or classes, contact the ADRC.

AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER OF ST. CROIX COUNTY – empowers & supports older adults, people who have a disability and their families by serving as a central source of information, assistance, support, and access to community resources.

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