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Catholic Charities of Southern MN

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Catholic Charities - Mankato (N Broad St)

201 N Broad St, Ste 100, Mankato, MN, 56001

(507) 458-9687

Website

https://www.ccsomn.org/active-aging-programs/wellness-programs/active-aging-programswellness-programspowerful-tools-for-caregivers

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
    • Blue Earth 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.


Area Served

Blue Earth County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 387-5586

Last Update

2/22/2024

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