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Care Partners of Cook County

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Care Partners of Cook County - Grand Marais

513 5th Ave W, Ste 106, Grand Marais, MN, 55604

(218) 387-3788

Website

https://carepartnersofcookcounty.org/education-advocacy

Service Details

Description

An education program to help family and friends caring for older adults with long-term health conditions. Classes are taught in small groups by trained class leaders. Classes meet once a week.


Focuses on improving self-care by learning a new set of skills or "tools."
Topics include:
* Taking care of you
* Identifying and reducing personal stress
* Communicating feelings, needs, and concerns
* Communicating in challenging situations
* Learning from emotions
* Mastering caregiving decisions


A national program based on the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. Learn more about the program


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Cook County 
  • Evidence-Based Programs
    • Powerful Tools for Caregivers Trainer 

Eligibility

Family caregivers of older adults with disabilities or long-term health conditions. Caregivers may be caring for a spouse or partner, or adult children caring for parents.


The older adult you are caring for can be living with you, in a nearby community or across the country.


Fees

A sliding fee scale payment or contribution is requested for the class manual.


Business Hours

10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Cook County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 387-3788

Last Update

2/27/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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