Caregiver Education

Services are available for Caregivers who are:

  • Family members caring for someone 60 years of age or older.
  • Caregivers who are 60 years of age or older and care for a disabled adult over 18 or for another older adult, age 60 or older.
  • Caring for a loved one who needs assistance with 2 or more Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s).
  • Residents of Calhoun County.

Services Include:

  • Information and referrals
  • Support groups
  • Caregiver training
  • Counseling
  • Caregiver Resource Library

Caregiver Education

Senior Health Partners offers free classes for caregivers, friends and family to be educated and supported in various issues of caregiving, including improving caregiving skills, using community services and taking better care of yourself.

Senior Health Partners also offeres several Caregiver Support Groups, including a general caregivers support and a Parkinson’s Disease Caregiver specific group.

Powerful Tools For Caregivers

A FREE six-week series designed to provide caregivers with the tools to:

  • Reduce personal stress and change negative self-talk
  • Communicate feelings and needs to others
  • Set limits and learn to ask for help
  • Use community services
  • Deal with difficult emotions – like anger, guilt and depression
  • Make tough caregiving decisions
  • Deal effectively with difficult family decisions

For more information or to register, please call Anne Clark, Eldercare Coordinator, at 269.986.3135 orĀ email us.

A community partnership of Bronson Battle Creek, Calhoun County Senior Services, Battle Creek Family YMCA, Senior Care Partners PACE, and Summit Pointe