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Virtual Chronic Pain PATH

ARE YOU DEALING WITH CHRONIC PAIN?
WANT TO START MANAGING IT BETTER?
While we might not have control over having a condition that gives us chronic pain, we can learn how to manage it and still live well.
Chronic Pain PATH is a 6-week ON-LINE workshop that teaches tools to better self-manage symptoms and side effects as we face the daily challenges of living with a chronic condition like arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, or other pain conditions.
You choose your own goals to gain a healthy, meaningful lifestyle and feel better.

Learn tools to deal with your pain:
 Managing frustration and fatigue
 Getting better sleep
 Connecting to others
 Using medications appropriately
 Communicating
 Healthy eating
 Pacing yourself
 Considering new treatments
Plus
Learn safe exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance

6-week CHRONIC PAIN PATH WORKSHOP
WHEN
: MONDAYS from 1:00 - 3:30pm
August 17- Sept. 28
(no meeting on Labor Day)
WHERE: ON-LINE THROUGH ZOOM
COST=FREE!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON-LINE

OR call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging to
register at 517-592-1678


Download the flyer here

ONLINE Consumer Quality Group Meeting

The Consumer Quality Group tells us how we can improve the Medicaid Waiver services in Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee counties.
We are made up of the people who use the MI Choice Waiver program, including family members, caregivers, and service providers.
Come provide your ideas and suggestions on program improvement. Hear guest speakers, meet new friends!
 

JOIN US ON-LINE for our August meeting
Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 to 1:30pm


Due to COVID-19, we are running our next meeting on-line using ZOOM. We have staff available to help you with the technology needed if you’ve never used Zoom before. You can join us on a home computer, an ipad, or a smartphone. Ask us for assistance if you need help with getting the free app and knowing how to use it. Glen Ashlock will present his Assistive Technology gadgets, tools, and tricks to use to help you maintain independence at home.

Caregivers or significant others are welcome, too! You must register to get the link to join us:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Download the Flyer here: Consumer Quality Group Meeting Flyer

Confident Dementia Caregiving Workshop

Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss?


Confident Dementia Caregiving is a 3-part Webinar to help caregivers better understand what works best when taking care of someone with dementia.
This
FREE WORKSHOP can help reduce your caregiving stress by:

  • Improving your confidence through better understanding of the effects of
    dementia on the brain and behaviors
  • Helping you create a positive caregiving environment
  • Learning how to manage / redirect challenging behaviors
  • Sharing ideas for daily activities for your loved one based on their strengths

2 options for a 3-part Confident Dementia Caregiving workshop via ZOOM:
This event is FREE but you MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE.

A) TUESDAY MORNING ON-LINE SERIES (Parts I, II, & III)
August 4, 11, and 18, 2020 from 10-11:30am
Register in advance for the Tuesday Morning Series: 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE TUESDAY MORNING SERIES

OR

B) WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ON-LINE SERIES (Parts I, II, & III)
August 5, 12, and 19, 2020 from 2-3:30pm
Register in advance for this Wednesday Afternoon Series:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SERIES

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

NOTE: This workshop is designed for caregivers, CLS workers, Self-Determination Workers,
professionals, and family members caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimers’.
Funding Provided By: the Developing Dementia Dexterity Project

Download the flyer here:  Confident Dementia Caregiving Workshop Flyer