Programs & Services

Family Caregiver Support Program Seminars and Classes

HELP FOR PEOPLE HELPING AGING FAMILY MEMBERS

Are you assisting an older adult? Do you spend time helping with errands, household chores, finances, meals, health care or personal care? If so, then you are a family caregiver. The Family Caregiver Support Program can help support you as you help someone else.

2014 CLASS SCHEDULE

PLEASE NOTE: Classes tend to fill quickly. We do keep waiting lists. Please help us to plan for future classes by contacting us if you are interested in attending a series.

  • September 30, 5:15 – 6:15 PM: Living Options for Older Adults. Marshwood Adult Education, South Berwick.  Register by phone (384-5703), on line at http://marshwood.maineadulted.org/, or in person at the Adult Ed office behind Marshwood High School.

  • October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4 & 18 (no class Veterans’ Day, November 11), 5:15 – 7:15 PM: Savvy Caregiver. SMAA, Scarborough. Donation requested. Contact Lori Campbell at 1-800-427-7411 x540 to pre-register (required). Click for flyer

  • October 9, 5:15-7:15PM: Understanding Cognitive Loss: Basics for Family Caregivers. SMAA, Scarborough. Donation request. Contact Lori Campell at 1-800-427-7411 x 540 to pre-register (required). Click for flyer

Please use the numbers listed to register. Feel free to call SMAA (1-800-427-7411) with questions.

Free webinar for professionals!

  • This webinar, offered jointly by SMAA and MaineCITE, presents information about some of the challenges faced by family caregivers, assessment of their needs, and strategies and resources that may be helpful in supporting them. It is targeted to health and human service professionals who interface with family caregivers who are assisting older adults. It consists of 2 sessions of 1 hour each.

    Just click on the link to download: SMAA/MaineCITE Webinar

 

 

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Contact a Family Caregiver Support Specialist

If you are a family caregiver and want to learn of resources specific to your needs, feel free to call us and ask for a Family Caregiver Support Specialist or request information.

Find out about dementia respite care:
The Caregiver Respite Program


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