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Support group and training for family caregivers in August

 


The Kenai Peninsula Family Caregiver Support Program will hold the following meetings and trainings in August:

Aug. 6, Caregiver training at Sterling Senior Center, 1 to 2 p.m., “How to Stay Safe and Independent in Your Home: Fall Prevention for Seniors.”

Aug. 13, Caregiver peer support meeting at Soldotna Senior Center, 1 to 3 p.m.

Aug. 19, Caregiver training at Kenai Senior Center, 1 to 3 p.m., “Understanding Stroke.”

Aug. 27, Peer support meeting at Soldotna Senior Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

There is no charge for these services and everyone is invited to attend.

Training sessions provide 2 hours of Continuing Education Units for people with CNAs. For more information, call (907) 262-1280.

Southeast

The Juneau Family Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month (Aug. 14) in the conference room of KTOO’s studio, 360 Egan Drive, noon to 1:30 p.m.

The Ketchikan Family Caregiver Support Group meets the second Friday of each month (Aug. 9), upstairs at the Ketchikan Senior Center at noon.

The Sitka Family Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month (Aug. 21). For more information, call Brave Heart Volunteers, 747-4600.

Other locations

For information on caregiver support group meetings around the state:

Anchorage, 561-3313

Fairbanks, 452-2277

Homer, 235-2295

Juneau, 463-6164 or 463-6198

Ketchikan, 225-8080

Kodiak, 486-6181

Nome, 443-4507

Palmer/Wasilla, 746-3413

Sitka, 747-4600

 
 

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