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Join Us for Family Caregiver University

11/9/2017 11:00am

Join us on Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for

Taking Care to Give Care: Understanding the Importance of Self-Care on the Caregiving Journey

Do guilt or shame ever bubble up inside of you at the words “Self-Care”? Are you, as a caregiver, getting proper sleep, nutrition and exercise?  Do you allow yourself time to do things you enjoy? This class will focus on how caregivers can best balance caring for themselves and their loved ones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:      Raechel Morrow, BA, E-RYT, TCTSY – Grand Rapids Healing Yoga

Location:        Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan | 3215 Eaglecrest Drive, NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

RSVP:      Registration is required.  Email registration@aaawm.org or call (616) 222-7032.  A $5.00 suggested fee per class, payable at door. 

Questions:   Call 616-222-7032 or visit www.caregiverresource.net

                                           

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Family Caregiver University: Upcoming Classes

10/24/2017 12:15pm

Our next Family Caregiver University class, "Understanding and Treating Depression in Seniors and Caregivers", is Friday, October 27 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. There is still time to register! Call (616) 222-7032  or email registration@aaawm.org.

Click here to see our Fall schedule! 

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Upcoming Family Caregiver University Class

4/25/2017 1:00pm

On Thursday, April 27th from 1:00-3:00pm, Caregiver Resource Network's Family Caregiver University will be presenting Elder Law 101. Do you have an Advanced Directive, a Durable Medical Power of Attorney, a Will or other documents in place? Have you been putting off the conversation with loved ones because you don't know where to start? Come listen to an elder law attorney and caregiver explain what each document is, why you need them and how to get them ready for you or your loved ones.

To register email: registration@aaawm.org  or call (616) 222-7032. There is a $5 suggested donation per class. 

Check out our Spring/Summer calendar for future classes. We look forward to seeing you! 

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Class Offered for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

6/23/2015 2:55pm

Want to meet one-on-one with a dietitian, learn how to modify recipes to make them diabetic friendly, determine what food you should eat and how to fit your favorite foods into a healthy lifestyle? Then a PATH Diabetes workshop is for you! Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan is offering Diabetes PATH workshops designed specifically for adults age 65 and over with Type 2 Diabetes.

Workshops meet one day a week for 6 weeks from 1:00-3:30 p.m. at the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525).

Participants will learn how to manage their diabetes and take control of their life.

Upcoming Sessions

  • Wednesdays July 8-August 12
  • Tuesdays August 4-September 8
  • Wednesday s September 2-October 14

For more information, contact Barbara Nelson Jandernoa at (616) 588-2580 or email healthyaging@aaawm.org

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Summer Classes for Caregivers

7/29/2011 11:00am

Are you caring for an older adult or are you an older adult taking care of someone else? Attend one (or all) of the complimentary trainings in the Summer 2011 Caregiver Classes to help you become a better caregiver; you don’t have to walk the caregiver path alone.

 

The Caregiver Resource Network, is sponsoring three classes this summer to help family caregivers. Topics include organization, technology and medical transfers.

 

The first class is August 9, 2011 from 1:00 until 2:30.  Experts from The Organizing Specialists will give you tips and tricks to get started and get organized.

 

Click Here for more information on any of the classes

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