Elmira- The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care will sponsor a six- week educational powerful tools training for family and friend caregivers who care for older adults with long-term illnesses. The trainings will be held on Tuesdays, March 21st and 28th; and April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th; from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Steele Memorial Library in Elmira, NY.
The Powerful Tools Training gives caregivers self-care tools to help reduce personal stress, deal more effectively with challenging situations, and communicate more effectively for themselves and for the individual they care for. Participants will receive a free copy of The Caregiver Helpbook.
Powerful Tools Training is free; however, pre- registration is required by calling 737-5520 no later than March 17th.