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 at the number in the upper right of this webpage or send us a note through our Contact Us form.