Welcome to Vilas County Commission on Aging
The Vilas County Commission on Aging provides supportive and advocacy services to county residents 60 and older to meet their community needs.
Taking Care of You
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class
Class topics include:
Taking care of you
Reducing personal stress
Communicating effectively in challenging situations
Making tough care-giving decisions
Hiring in-home help
Making a decision about a care facility
Making decisions about driving
Recognizing and responding to depression
Working with memory impaired elders
This class is offered at least twice a year.
It is a fully researched course taught by certified instructors.
Very positive feed back from individuals who have completed the course.
Class meets once a week for six weeks. Each class 2 ½ hours.
For family caregivers. Open to caregivers of any age. No restrictions on the type of illness or age of the person they are caring for.
Class size limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration required.
Must have at least 5 participants to hold a class.
Amie Rein Family Caregiver Support Coordinator
521 E. Wall Street, Eagle River WI 54521 (physical address)
330 Court St., Eagle River WI 54521 (mailing address)
(715) 479-3725 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org