SOURCE: Seniors Helping Seniors Northern Colorado

Seniors Helping Seniors Northern Colorado

February 27, 2013 03:00 ET

Seniors Helping Seniors Conducts Skills Based Caregiver Monthly Training Sessions Which Are Open to the Community

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2013) - Seniors Helping Seniors, in-home care agency, presents trainings each month for caregivers. These trainings are offered to ensure that we provide the most effective service to our senior clients. SHS organizes skills based caregiver training every third Thursday of the month at Pathways Hospice from 3p.m-5p.m. 

Expert professionals in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, care coordination, dementia, Alzheimer care, nutrition and more conduct these senior care trainings. A sample of topics from Seniors Helping Seniors past trainings include:

Injury Prevention: Krista Covell, OT; Covell Care and Rehabilitation

Assistance with Ambulation: Andrea Siener PT; Preferred Home

Communication Techniques for ALZ clients: Emmalie Connor, Executive Director of Alzheimer's Association of Northern Colorado

Overview of Hospice Care, Boundaries and Communication: Michele Desnoes; Pathways Hospice

How to Encourage Senior Clients to Talk About Their Lives: Suzanne Dowd psychotherapist, Life Bio coach

Recognizing Emergencies and Emergency Procedures: Patrick Love, Poudre Fire Authority

Seniors Helping Seniors is committed to helping our providers and family caregivers develop their knowledge, skills and abilities so that they are qualified and comfortable performing their duties and the challenges that arise when taking care of a loved one or client.

Upcoming trainings are planned on personal care and senior care coordination. For further information on the Training Calendar and dates, please contact us at: (970) 631-8251. Those interested in Seniors Helping Seniors in-home care and senior care services can also visit www.seniorshelpingseniors-noco.com.

Contact Information

  • Linda Gabel
    (970) 631-8251