Workshops Offer Support for Caregivers

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Do you spend at least 10 hour per week helping a family member or friend with finances, emotional support, legal issues, physical care, or activities of daily living?

Join Caregiver PATH (Personal Action Toward Health), a free, interactive six-week workshop designed to help faculty, staff and their families deal with the daily challenges of caring for a loved one. Each workshop is evidence-based and led by certified leaders. 

Learn to:

  • Manage your stress
  • Manage your loved one’s difficult behaviors
  • Get the help you need from others
  • Communicate better with family, friends and the health care team

Info Session (optional)

If you’d like to learn more about Caregiver PATH, attend the information session (optional, this is not required to join) on Wednesday, March 21, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., at the East Ann Arbor Health Center, basement conference room, 4260 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor. Snacks will be available.

Caregiver Workshops

To get the most out of this experience, you are encouraged to attend all six weeks, plus the bonus session. Snacks will be provided at all sessions.

Wednesdays, March 28 – May 2, 2018 (bonus session May 9)
Where: East Ann Arbor Health Center, basement conference room, 4260 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Register or learn more about PATH.

Earn Rewards! Caregiver PATH qualifies for MHealthy Rewards 2018! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can go to the StayWell Portal to learn how to successfully complete this program to earn points towards a $100 reward.

If you have questions or need any kind of accommodation to fully participate in this workshop, please email Sarah Filer at ssfiler@umich.edu 

Caregiver PATH workshops at the University of Michigan are provided through a partnership between MHealthy, Michigan Partners on the PATH, and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan.