This program is designed to aid those who care for an older adult. You are a caregiver when an older adult relies on you to provide unpaid help with day-to-day activities. The older adult may live in your own home, across town or in another state. Research shows that caregivers are at high risk for depression and stress-related illnesses. The help minimize these risks, this program is being offered to give caregivers the skills they need to take care of themselves and to feel more confident in the care they provide.
“Powerful Tools for Caregiving” is offered by the Boone County Council on Aging free of charge and make possible by a generous grant from the Northwestern Illinois Are Agency on Aging. All printed materials and a meal are included.
Please call the Keep Age Center at 815-544-9893 for date and time for the next Powerful Tools Caregiver Class. Sessions will be held at the Boone County Council on aging 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere, IL