The Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free education series for caregivers of older adults. This series is for nonprofessional caregivers and is designed to help them gain an understanding of how to provide care for a loved one.
The series will run once a month in May, June, July and August, at the AAA offices, 2100 Wharton Street, Pittsburgh, second floor. All sessions are from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will receive information booklets on all topics covered. Registration is required and space is limited. Caregivers may sign up for one session or multiple sessions.
The following is a list of training dates and topics:
Friday, May 15
Topics: Home safety and general caregiving skills
Tuesday, June 9
Topics: Helping your loved one move and assisting with personal care
Thursday, July 16
Topics: Legal and financial issues and caring for the caregiver
Friday, August 14
Topics: Healthy eating and caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia
For more information, or to register, call 412-350-4996