Offered by: WestMass ElderCare, Inc.
Six-week program beginning April 7, 2016, Thursdays at 3:00 pm at Loomis Village
- Self-Care Measures
- Tools and strategies to better handle caregiver challenges:
- Management of Emotions (Guilt, Anger, Depression)
- Community Resources Available
Develop a wealth of tools to reduce personal stress; change negative self-talk; communicate needs to family members and healthcare or service providers; communicate more effectively in challenging situations; recognize the messages in emotions to deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions. Participants will receive a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook.
Co-sponsored by: O’Connell Care at Home and The Loomis Communities
About The Loomis Communities:
The Loomis Communities has been a visionary in exceptional senior living throughout the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. It was the first organization in the state to open a continuing care retirement community.
With a mission of enriching the lives of older adults, The Loomis Communities offers independent living apartments and cottages, assisted living and skilled nursing care on three campuses in the Pioneer Valley: Applewood in Amherst, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing in Springfield, and Loomis Village in South Hadley.
For more information, call us.