Providing care for an older adult can present many challenges. Caregivers – be they family, friends, or paid staff – face many complexities regarding physical and mental health. Caregivers can become more successful if they understand these issues and know what to do.
The relationship between physical and mental health impacts medical conditions and vice-versa. Side-by-Side addresses the variety of issues that can be challenging to older adults and their caregivers.
Side by Side provides practical and vital information for caregivers in a series of six two-hour workshops (New Hampshire and adjacent states only) or in two daylong seminars. A three-day train-the-trainer format is also available for qualified professionals.
The benefits of Side by Side:
- Increases caregiver skills, knowledge and comfort with their role
- Supports caregivers and older adults
- Builds organizational capacity using Train-the-Trainer option
- Provides practical “nuts and bolts” information
- Offers helpful tips and strategies
- Improves quality of care for the older adult
Family members or friends, whether or not they reside with the older adult, as well as older adults and paraprofessionals.
Your facility or community.