The Caregiver Advantage-creating a
community that fosters the development of
self-care FOR CAREGIVERS
Pre-registration: (530) 205-9514
Lunch is included for you and your loved one
Each class builds on the last, so please plan to attend all
Meeting 1: Creativity as Self-Care. Introductions, welcome,
techniques for stress reduction. Find a safe place to begin to
explore self-priority skills.
Meeting 2: Receiving the gift of self-care: Clay as the container.
Consider receiving. Create a simple clay container to receive
moments for self-care and stress relief.
Meeting 3: The Relaxed and Responsive Caregiver. Notice the
difference between a tension-producing task and a relaxation <br>producing skill. Establish a phone friend to boost support and
Meeting 4: Grace in the Face of Grief. Take time to express
difficult emotions: the conflicting loss, pain, frustration and
strain, and the joy in sweet moments of memory and love.
Meeting 5: Collaborating Creatively. Advocate for self-care.
Choose materials to represent yourself in a group, and
strengthen your sense of individual empowerment.
Meeting 6: Helping Hands. Caregiving creates isolation.
Acknowledge your need and strengthen your ability to ask for
help and support from friends, family, and medical services.
Meeting 7: You ARE a Blessing! Reflect on who you are now
within the group. Contribute to each member of the group’s