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Program Summary

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class series designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.

Program Benefits

Data from class participant evaluations indicate the PTC program improves:

  • Self-Care Behaviors: (increased exercise, use of relaxation techniques and medical check-ups)
  • Management of Emotions: (reduced guilt, anger, and depression.)
  • Self-efficacy (increased confidence in coping with caregiving demands.)
  • Use of Community Resources: (increased utilization of community services.)

Target Audience

Caregivers

Program Length

One session per week for 6 weeks

Program Cost

Varies across states.

Want to Know More?

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers site is located at this link. Powerful Tools for Caregivers offers a video that describes the program, its class content, and how to become a class leader at this site. You can also view a video that showcases the Powerful Tools for Caregivers caregiver class experience at this site.

Contact

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is offered at many Universities across the North Central Region. Below is a list of contacts at Universities in which A Matter of Balance is offered:

 

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