Caregiving leader training offered

NEWBERRY — MSU Extension will be providing a two-day certification training for the caregiving program entitled Powerful Tools for Caregivers June 26 and 27 in Newberry at the Luce County MSU Extension office located on County Rd 428 -Hamilton Lake Road in Newberry This training is open to anyone interested in being a co-facilitator. Powerful Tools for Caregivers program series is an evidence-based disease prevention health promotion program per the Administration on Aging. www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org It is designed to be taught by two facilitators. This two-day training prepares and certifies class leaders to successfully team-teach the six-weeks Powerful Tools for Caregivers series. The objective of the program is to help caregivers identify stressors and challenges and provide tools that will help them as caregivers better manage the challenges and issues so that they can care for their relative or friend better.

There is a fee to attend. Contact Tracie Abram at MSU Extension and PTC Leader to pre-register 906-235-2985 abram@msu.edu Training requires seven participants in order to have the training.

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