For those caring for loved ones.
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.
Are you an unpaid Family Caregiver living in Multnomah County, caring for a loved one, age 60 or older?
If so, call the ADRC Helpline at 503-988-3646 or Loriann McNeill at the Multnomah County at 503-988-8210.
View the flyer 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
Crisis Phone Numbers
Help line for domestic violence
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Mental Health Crisis Intervention
Hearing-imparied dial: 711
Urgent Walk-In Clinic
7:00 AM-10:30 PM
4212 SE Division St, Portland
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline