Caregiver Education and Training

FCA’s annual Foro Latino (Latino Forum) a success

FCA Releases Nine New Publications for Caregivers

Moving Beyond the Leakages: Practical Strategies to Manage Incontinence

This webinar took place on Thursday December the 13th, 11:00 - 12:00 PST

The Savvy Caregiver Program

The prototype program is psychoeducational and involves a 12-hour course with the aims of introducing family caregivers to the caregiving role, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to carry out that role and alerting them to self-care issues.


Emory University


Emory University, GA

How does it work?

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week education program developed by Legacy Caregiver Services and Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging for family and friends caring for older adults with cognitive and chronic impairment. The program focuses on the self-care of family caregivers. A train-the-trainer education program is available to professionals interested in using this intervention in their work with caregivers. (Winner of the 2007 National Family Caregiving Award in the "Education" category)


Legacy Caregiver Services

Caring for You, Caring for Me: Education and Support for Family and Professional Caregivers

Caring for You, Caring for Me is a 10-hour program, conducted in five two-hour modules and addresses the needs of family and professional caregivers. Caregivers learn: ways of coping with caregiving; resources available and how to access them; ways to share common concerns and issues. A one-day workshop trains professionals interested in delivering this intervention.


Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

American Red Cross Family Caregiving Program

The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Family Caregiving Program is an interactive program in nine modules that educates informal caregivers on issues such as safety, general care, nutrition etc. Local American Red Cross chapters offer Leader training for anyone interested incorporating all or any of the modules in their work with caregivers.


American Red Cross

Powerful Tools for Caregiving

It's not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's or stroke. Powerful Tools is a FREE, six-week class (1 day a week) giving caregivers invaluable tools to help reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout!

Herramientas Para Cuidadores (Alzheimer's Association)

Herramientas para Cuidadores is a psychoeducational training series teaching coping skills to distressed Latino caregivers of someone with Alzheimer's disease in order to improve the quality of life of the caregiver and the quality of care for the person with dementia.


The Alzheimer's Association, Northern California

Quality Improvement in Dementia Care

This pilot project provides caregivers of dementia patients a separate time for education and support with a dementia counselor during the patients' clinic visits. Follow-up counseling for the caregiver is also available.


Central Arkansas Veterans HealthCare System


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