Caregiver Assistance Network Workshops

Cargiver Assistance Network webAre you a caregiver? The Caregiver Assistance Network offers a variety of workshops and forums addressing the issues facing you as a caregiver.

 

 

Upcoming workshops & events:

FREE CLASSES FOR CAREGIVERS

  • Summer Session 1: 2:00 – 3:30pm; Thursdays, July 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30
  • Summer Session 2: 2:00 – 3:30pm; Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & Sept 5
  • Fall Session 1: 2:00 – 3:30pm; Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, & 11

These classes will be held at Catholic Charities, 7th Floor Conference Rm, 7162 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45237.

 

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is a program designed to help family caregivers like you. Classes meet once a week for six weeks. The class will give you tools to help you reduce stress; communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help; take care of yourself; reduce guilt, anger and depression; help you relax; make tough decisions; set goals and problem-solve. Participants will receive a FREE “How-To” book that contains chapters covering topics such as: hiring in-home help, helping those with memory issues, making legal and financial decisions, understanding depression, etc. Required class size: minimum 6 participants, maximum 12 participants. Register now by calling Jeanne at 513-672-3718 or email: jcairns@ccswoh.org.Please register for either session by noon of July 25th .

A Time for Peace – A Healing Retreat for Caregivers

Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at the Schott Pavilion, Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford, 5361 South Milford Rd, Milford, 45150.

Come join us for a day of peace, contentment and renewal. Here you will find a place where you can enjoy time alone or with others engaging in holistic activities that will nurture your spirit and refresh your entire being. Feel the freedom of enjoying the beautiful outdoors, and reflectively walking the labyrinth. Come and recharge your body and heart with the hope that lies within. This free retreat is specially designed for caregivers responsible for the care of an elderly or disabled loved one. Please RSVP by September 7, 2018 to ahomoelle@ccswoh.org or by calling (513) 869-4483 to reserve your place. Co-sponsored by the Jesuit Spiritual Center, Arden Courts, Home Care Assistance and the Caregiver Assistance Network, a program of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio funded through the Council on Aging.

14th Annual Caregiver Recognition Mass

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 11:00 am Mass, Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, 325 West Eighth Street, Downtown Cincinnati. Nomination form to submit caregivers for recognition can be found at at http://www.stpeterinchainscathedral.org/White-Mass