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August 29, 2013

Classes for caregivers start soon

HAMPSTEAD — Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide you with the tools necessary to take care of yourself.

This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

Classes consist of six sessions held once a week. Two experienced class leaders conduct the series; many are experienced caregivers themselves, who have successfully applied the techniques they teach).

Interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming will help you take the “tools” you choose and put them into action for your life.

You will receive a book, “The Caregiver Helpbook,” developed specifically for the class. The classes and books are provided free of charge. Respite is also available; inquire when registering.

Classes will be held at Sarah Care Adult Day Center, Route 111 in Hampstead from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sessions are held every Tuesday and begin on Sept. 10.

For more information or to register, contact Shelly from Servicelink at 893-9769. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.

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