Erie County Department of Senior Services Tools for Caregivers Classes

Register Now for Powerful Tools for Caregiver Classes
in Amherst, Buffalo, Hamburg, Kenmore

            A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools needed for taking care of themselves is now being offered.  Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources.  Attendees also learn how to increase their ability to make tough decisions and balance their lives.  Pre-Registration is required - Call 858-2177or e-mail for more information about Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes and to register.  There is a $25 cost for the course, which includes a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook*
*Complete course cost is covered for all Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WNY and Independent Health members.   
** Course cost at this location is covered in full by CHF Cultural Diversity Grant funding for those that are uninsured.
            Additional classes are being scheduled. For more information or to register, contact: Erie County Department of Senior Services at 858-2177 or e-mail: Class listing is also on our website
Schofield Residence
3333 Elmwood Ave.Kenmore
March 1 – April 5, 2012
10 am – 12:30 pm
VA WNY Healthcare System
Northtown Business Center
3131 Sheridan Dr.Amherst
FREE Respite care for the memory impaired is offered at this class – inquire at registration
March 8 – April 12, 2012
6:00 -8:30 pm
Amherst Senior Center
370 John James Audubon Pkwy.Amherst
FREE Respite care for the memory impaired is offered at this class – inquire at registration
March 19 – April 23, 2012
12:30 pm – 3 pm
Hispanics United of Buffalo**
254 Virginia St.Buffalo 14201
(This class will be conducted in Spanish)
March 21 – April 25, 2012
4:00 – 6:30 pm
ElderWood Village at Rosewood
76 Buffalo St.Hamburg 14075
May 15 – June 19, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm