Family Services: Self-Care Course for Caregivers of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illness

Feeling stretched caring for a loved one? Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you-the family caregiver-with the skills you need to take care of yourself. Six 90-minute classes held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This class is offered at no cost to UI faculty and staff. Participants are allowed to bring a friend or relative, also at no cost.care-giving.jpg

You’ll learn to:

  • Reduce stress
  • Improve self-confidence
  • Balance your life
  • Better communicate your feelings
  • Increase ability to make tough choices
  • Locate helpful resources

Classes will be held 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6 through March 13, in the Fountain Conference Room SW‐164‐13 GH (Elevator BW, Level 1), west of the first floor compass and through the doors marked UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. For more information or to enroll, visit the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach website or contact familyservices@uiowa.edu.

Add to Calendar 02/06/2019 3:30pm 02/06/2019 5:00pm America/Chicago Family Services: Self-Care Course for Caregivers of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illness

Feeling stretched caring for a loved one? Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you-the family caregiver-with the skills you need to take care of yourself. Six 90-minute classes held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This class is offered at no cost to UI faculty and staff. Participants are allowed to bring a friend or relative, also at no cost.care-giving.jpg

You’ll learn to:

  • Reduce stress
  • Improve self-confidence
  • Balance your life
  • Better communicate your feelings
  • Increase ability to make tough choices
  • Locate helpful resources

Classes will be held 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6 through March 13, in the Fountain Conference Room SW‐164‐13 GH (Elevator BW, Level 1), west of the first floor compass and through the doors marked UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. For more information or to enroll, visit the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach website or contact familyservices@uiowa.edu.

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