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Course Description

ONLINE: Are you starting to worry about how to step in as the caregiver for a loved one? This interactive course is designed for anyone who is noticing aging-related physical, mental and/or cognitive deterioration in an older relative. Session 1 will cover practical step-by-step approaches to planning for caregiving. Students will learn about: 1) evaluating the situation, and knowing when to step in to offer support; 2) what the conversation should consist of, as well as topics to cover; 3) setting up a care plan collaboratively; and 4) services and resources specifically for older adults. Session 2 will cover the emotional challenges that many caregivers experience, specifically: 1) what it means to be a caregiver, 2) caregiver stress syndrome, 3) emotional stressors, 4) how to manage stress and 5) services and resources for caregivers. In session 3, we will review material from the first two sessions and address barriers to caregiving. There will be time for Q&A and discussion. | Facilitated discussion.

Max enrollment: 14.

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Section Title
Planning for Caregiving: Practical and Emotional Dimensions
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
W
Time
1:30PM to 2:45PM
Dates
Jan 31, 2024 to Feb 28, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
3.8
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
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