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Caring for You, Caring for Me

This program is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers. To register/information, call: Lauren Elcesser (703) 324-7210 or Kristin Martin (703) 324-7577. Online Registration: http://tinyurl.com/cfymprogram.

Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Show more dates
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Great Falls Meeting Room
Campus:
Great Falls Library
Categories:
Age: Adults
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This free program is offered by ElderLink, a public/private partnership with Inova Health System and the Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging. It focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient.

 

This series meets for 2 hours weekly for 5 weeks, and focuses on a different module each session. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role.

  • What It Means to be a Caregiver

  • Taking Care of Yourself

  • Building Cooperative Relationships

  • Preventing and Solving Problems

  • Accessing and Developing Resources

Respite services are available on a sliding fee scale for caregivers who would like to attend, but are unable to make arrangements for their loved one. 3 weeks advanced notice requested.

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