The Caregiver Advantage is creating a community that fosters the development of self-care for caregivers through a FREE seven week program of education and support and will be holding another series SOON in 2021 Self-care skills training for caregivers with complementary care for their loved one provided by Helping Hands Adult Day Program
INTERESTED or know a caregiver that would benefit? call (530) 205-9514
Each class builds on the last, Skills Meeting 1: Creativity as Self-Care. Introductions, welcome, techniques for stress reduction. Find a safe place to begin to explore self-priority skills. Meeting 2: Receiving the gift of self-care: Clay as the container. Consider receiving. Create a simple clay container to receive moments for self-care and stress relief. Meeting 3: The Relaxed and Responsive Caregiver. Notice the difference between a tension-producing task and a relaxation producing skill. Establish a phone friend to boost support and connection. Meeting 4: Grace in the Face of Grief. Take time to express difficult emotions: the conflicting loss, pain, frustration and strain, and the joy in sweet moments of memory and love. Meeting 5: Collaborating Creatively. Advocate for self-care. Choose materials to represent yourself in a group, and strengthen your sense of individual empowerment. Meeting 6: Helping Hands. Care-giving creates isolation. Acknowledge your need and strengthen your ability to ask for help and support from friends, family, and medical services. Meeting 7: You ARE a Blessing! Reflect on who you are now within the group. Contribute to each member of the group’s developing self-image.
Classes held at Helping Hands Adult Day Program 17645 Penn Valley Drive (Across from Dollar General) In Partnership with One Source Empowering Caregivers and The Caregiver Advantage.