FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES Older couple together.

Located at Kapi’olani Community College

Kapi'olani Community College (KCC) is offering a series of workshops designed specifically for family caregivers interested in learning skills for the care of their elderly parents, spouse or relative. The workshops are planned by the KCC Kupuna Education Center and are taught by experienced health and elder care educators. Pre-registration is required.

 

 

Older woman care giver to older man in wheelchair by the beach.

SPRING 2014

Hands-On Skills for Family Caregivers

  »Observe Skills Demonstration
  »Ask Questions and Get Answers
  »Practice Skills
  »Hear Helpful Hints and Techniques
  »Gain Confidence
  »Reduce Stress

Learn hands-on skills in three 2-hour workshops. Participants use the KCC Nursing Lab facilities and learn how to assist an elder with a bed bath, incontinent care, dressing, oral care, range of motion exercises and correct transfer techniques from the bed, chair and wheelchair.
Participants are encouraged to practice the skills. Class size is limited.

Instructors: TBA

 

Course No.: 141HSFCG1                              Course Fee:  $40

Includes 6 class hours and handouts

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Dates
Time
Room
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T Feb 11, 18, 25 6:00 pm-8:00pm Kopiko 241

 

What Family Caregivers Want & Need to Know

  » Receive Helpful Info, Resources and Tips
  » Learn How to Navigate the Local Aging Network
  » Exchange Ideas with Other Caregivers Like You
  » Gain Confidence
  » Reduce Stress

During five 2-hour workshops, participants learn practical and helpful ways to care for an elder and how to make decisions about providing care to an elder at home. Topics include: normal aging and common chronic health conditions, managing medications, nutrition and diet, community services, legal and financial considerations, assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, etc., memory exercises to keep the aging mind sharp, and tips on caring for an elder with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.

Instructor: TBD

Course No.: 141HSFCG2                               Course Fee:  $65

Includes: 10 class hours and handouts

Sec Days Dates Time Room
A Sat

Feb 15, 22,

Mar 1, 8, 15

9:00am-11:00am

Kopiko 127

 

 

See PDF of Spring 2014 Schedule

Fall Prevention and Career Transitions for Boomers

(see our Active Aging courses for seniors)

Aging & Older Adults:  A Brief Introduction & Practical Approach

(see our Aging Related Courses at KCC-Continuing Education Courses page)

 

 

For more information please call us at 734-9108.

For those interested in classes at Leeward Community College, please call 455-0500.

 

Young girl hugging grandmother.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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