For those caring for loved ones.
What is the Comforter Companion Ministry?
Comforter Companion is a ministry of Resurrection Catholic Parish and Our Lady of the Lake Parish responding to the spiritual needs of those at the end of life through prayerful home visits.
What is the goal of the Comforter Companion workshop?
The goal of the upcoming workshop is to educate participants in Spiritual Care and Support of those at the End of Life. Workshop attendees are informed of ways to support parishioners spiritually through understanding the:
If you are involved in Pastoral Ministry working with people at End of Life or supporting and caring for a loved one at End of Life, or are interested in learning more about this topic, you are invited to join Resurrection and Our Lady of the Lake Faith Community Nurses for the Comforter Companion workshop held at Resurrection Parish in Tualatin.
The cost to attend is $25. Each attendee receives our book, multiple handouts, light breakfast, and lunch as well as end of life support for yourself or a loved one, resources to share with your faith community, and the opportunity to become a comforter companion.
For Questions or to sign up for the class please contact Susan Welch, RN at 503 803-9719 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Mondays, May 15-June 19, 1:30-4:00 PM
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to help unpaid family caregivers take care of
themselves while caring for someone with a chronic illness. Covered topics include: Stress reduction,
communication techniques, managing challenging situations, dealing with difficult emotions,
and making tough caregiver decisions. You will benefit from this class if you serve in any
capacity as a family caregiver. Click here for more information.
Caregiving for Loved Ones with Memory Loss
Do have a loved one that is suffering from memory loss? The Oregon Care Partners have wonderful classes that you can take on line. These classes have helped thousand of Oregonian caregivers provide better and more meaningful care to their loved ones.
The Top 5 Online Classes Oregon Care Partners Offers:
Medication: Vital Part of Your Client's or Family Member's Wellbeing
This course focuses on understanding the importance of medications, the challenges of medicating older adults and actions you can take to ensure your client's or family member's wellbeing.
Activities for Meaningful Dementia Care
This course teaches how to develop activities and enrichment programs that have meaning to people with dementia.
Alzheimer's and Dementia: Signs & Symptoms
This course describes the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and how it affects the individual as well as friends and family.
Activities: Creating a Well-rounded Program
Learn the benefits of involving people with dementia in activities that encourage them to be social and energetic as well as mentally and physically stimulated.
Challenging Behaviors: A Framework for Action
This course teaches effective communication and intervention skills when dealing with difficult situations involving people with dementia.
Dementia Training - Do you need some help in caring for a loved one with dementia?
Oregon Care Partners helps caregivers improve the lives of and care for aging Oregonians by providing access to no-cost, high-quality trainings in all corners of the state. Oregon Care Partners’ Caregiver Training Initiative offers no-cost, in-person and online training on topics including:
Donna Barton, RN Parish Nurse
Susan Welch, RN Parish Nurse