Family Caregiver University
Many times individuals are thrown into this role with no training and, often, no support.
Family Caregiver University provides practical education and support to caregivers in West Michigan, one class at a time. Sign up for one or more classes listed below. All classes are taught by community experts and are open to individuals providing care to their family members.
616-222-7032 — www.familycaregiveruniversity.org
Registration Required — Call 616-222-7032 or email: Registration@aaawm.org (Registration not complete until confirmation message received)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — Caregiving Basics: Bathing and Personal Care
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 — Stay safe! Fall prevention and Home Safety for Seniors and Caregivers
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — Dementia: How to Understand It and Handle It Better
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — First Aid 101: for the Non-Medically Minded
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 — Elder Abuse Isn’t Just Physical: How to Protect from Financial and Emotional Abuse
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — Finding Calm as a Caregiver *Class will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.