Do you check in on an elderly neighbor, do a grocery run for shut-ins, raise your grandchildren, care for someone with dementia, or work in the medical or home health field? Join the Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging for two webinars to equip you to better handle the stress and demands of your labor of love.
1. Effective Communication Strategies on Thursday, February 17th, 2022 at Noon
Join the Alzheimer's Association to take your communication skills to the next level. You will learn valuable insights to move you beyond just speaking and listening as you join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s. Master your ability to decode the verbal and behavioral messages and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate with people.
2. Laugh Away Your Stress on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Noon.
Giving of your time and energy to help others in need can be stressful, especially as the pandemic drags on. Join Bradley University's Counseling Department as they take you on a journey to discover fun ways to break down stress in your body and build resilience to continue to serve with a smile on your face.