Caregivers class begins Sept. 22

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a class that helps those who care for a loved one also take care of themselves, will start Sept. 22 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a class that helps those who care for a loved one also take care of themselves, will start Sept. 22 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

The class will meet from 9-11:30 a.m. on six Tuesdays, ending Oct. 27. The only cost is $25 for the textbook.

Topics include how the caregiver can reduce personal stress, deal with emotions, solve problems, communicate effectively with other family members, make difficult decisions and use community services. The class does not focus on hands-on care for the care receiver.

Pre-registration is required and may be done by contacting class leaders Barbara Parse, phone 683-2113, or Judy Croonquist, 582-1370.