How to Talk to Your Doctor
Being a family caregiver can be a very difficult journey and many find it emotionally, physically, and financially taxing. What can come as an unpleasant surprise to some is the first encounter with the health care system as a family caregiver. You may find the experience has left you frustrated, confused, and with a feeling of the system being very impersonal.
How to Talk to Your Doctor will help you to:
-understand the current realities of the health care experience
-identify and use more effective communication techniques with health care professionals
-learn and practice powerful communication tools and techniques in order to be a better advocate for the person you are caring for and yourself
It is strongly recommended all persons, regardless of vaccination status, continue to wear a face covering indoors. If you are not feeling well please stay home.
This class is funded by Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging and the California Department of Aging.
In partnership with Pinole Senior Center