Confident Dementia Caregiver (2-Day Class)

Feel comfortable and knowledgeable when assisting someone with dementia. Learn about the causes of various types of dementia, appropriate tools for redirection, and how to work with common behaviors of those experiencing memory loss. Explore realistic approaches to repetitive, agitated, or combative behavior.

Class dates: May 6 & 7

Lifting Techniques for Home Caregivers

You don’t have to be a bodybuilder to lift someone safely. Learn lifting and transferring techniques to move someone into and out of a car, chair, bed, or bathtub without injuring her or yourself.

Living Well with a Chronic Condition (May 14-Jun 18)

Improve your quality of life and lower your health care costs with this 6-week interactive workshop that will help you take charge of your chronic disease. Learn techniques for dealing with frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation; build your strength and endurance; and learn how to effectively communicate with family, friends, and health professionals. Participants will work together over this six-week course to share experiences, make action plans, and problem-solve alongside others with chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.

Class dates: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18.

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (May 23-Jun 27)

Take charge of your diabetes. Learn about self-care and symptom management and how to make choices that lead to better health. This interactive workshop includes hands-on activities, demonstrations, role play, and games in a fun and supportive environment.

Class dates: Thursdays, May 23-June 27.