Care Connection Aging & Disability Resource Center

Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers


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High levels of stress, anxiety and depression are common among family caregivers. This multi-component program provides caregivers with the tools and strategies needed to take care of themselves. This course has special components for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, but any caregiver may participate.

  • Learn about stress and its effects
  • Practice relaxation techniques
  • Develop problem-solving and coping strategies
  • Bond with other members with similar situations
  • Make time for yourself, as you need to be healthy and in control in order to assist your loved one