No-cost workshop provides tools for caregivers of people with chronic diseases

ANN ARBOR — The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is hosting the Powerful Tools for Caregivers health series in Ann Arbor for the caregivers of people living with chronic diseases. The six-week program, offered at no cost to participants, provides caregivers with tools and coping strategies to manage long-term health challenges:

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Pittsfield Parks and Recreation
701 W. Ellsworth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Information Session – Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Six weekly sessions start on Thursday, August 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and continue at the same time and place every Thursday through Sept. 26.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers participants learn to:
-decrease stress and cope with difficult emotions
-increase confidence in managing caregiving demands
-communicate better with family, friends, and healthcare providers
-set goals and solve problems
-locate community resources

To register, call: 800-482-1455 or email PATHprograms@nkfm.org. To find other PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) classes throughout Michigan, visit nkfm.org/path or mihealthyprograms.org.

About NKFM
The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. The NKFM provides more programs and services to more people in Michigan than any other region or state. For the past 12 years, Charity Navigator — the nation’s leading nonprofit evaluator — has recognized the NKFM with its highest rating of 4 stars for success in sound fiscal management. nkfm.org

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