EQUIPPING CONFIDENT CAREGIVERS in the PIEDMONT
ABOUT THE ACADEMY Caregiving is a challenging role that is draining and often underappreciated. Most caregivers have to dive in with
no training and little support. Caregiver Academy provides practical education and support one class at a time, so you can be a confident,
courageous and competent caregiver for your loved one.
Classes for 2018 are listed below. Register for as many as you’d like. All classes are taught by community experts and are open to individuals providing care to their family members.
Feb 28 | Community Resources A to Z
In-home options and support to stay independent.
Mar 28 | The Sandwich Generation
Multi-tasking across generations: Taking care of grandparents, parents, children and grandchildren.
April 25 | Advance Care Planning
Health care power of attorney, living will, DNR, MOST, Five Wishes and other gifts of planning ahead.
May 23 | NineWise —Your Personality as a Caregiver
How your natural personality influences your caregiving behaviors using Enneagram tools for empowerment.
June 27 | Staying Safe:
Age-proofing Our Home
Preventing falls, accidents and unsafe situations.
July 25 | How to Be Your Own Health Care Advocate
Techniques for communication with health care providers as a caregiver.
Aug 22 | Medicare, Medicaid and Caregiving
Navigating the mazes of insurance and benefits.
Sept 26 | Caregiving with Unusual Behaviors
Finding the “new normal” with newly emerging behaviors, difficult personalities and aggression.
Oct 24 | The Holidays Are Here
Techniques for managing caregiving in the face of family opinions and questions.
Nov 28 | Hospice and Palliative Care
Bursting myths and discovering benefits at the end of life.
Dec 19 | Elder Law
Wills, estates and bequeathment.
CLASSES OFFERED AT NO COST
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Davie Medical Center
Plaza 1, 4th floor classroom
329 NC Hwy. 801 N
Bermuda Run, NC 27006
CLASS TIME: 1 to 2:30 pm
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:
▶ 336-713-BEST (2378)