Provider Details

UH Manoa Extension, Maui Office - Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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310 Ka'ahumanu Avenue, Building 214
Kahului, HI 96732

Contact Information:

Phone: (808) 244-3242 x226
Website: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/
Email: heather8@hawaii.edu

Organization Contacts

Heather Greenwood-Junkermeier
Phone: (808) 244-3242 x226
Email: heather8@hawaii.edu

Description:

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) is a 6-week evidence based educational program that helps family caregivers THRIVE, not just survive. Participants learn and practice skills that help them to better manage and balance the unique needs of family caregiving. These skills include: - Finding and using community resources - Practicing stress management - Using relaxation techniques - Practicing positive self-care - Setting & reaching goals - Making difficult caregiving decisions - Communicating caregiving needs to family, friends and medical professionals - Managing difficult emotions involved in caregiving - Holding family meetings and much more Programs are held in all areas of Maui County, including Hana, Molokai, Lanai, West Maui, South Maui, Upcountry, and Central Maui. To date, over 300 family caregivers in Maui have participated in this program. Cost is $25 and scholarships are available. Contact the Maui Office of UH Manoa Extension for upcoming dates and times.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers® is provided as a community service through a collaboration between the Kahului UH Extension Office and the Maui County Office on Aging. This class series is accessible for individuals with disabilities. For information or to request an auxiliary aid or service, please contact 244-3242/TTY 800-222-1222 seven days before the workshop series begins.

Service Categories

Caregiver Services, Caregiver Support, Caregiver Training, Caregiver Training, Information and Assistance Resource

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Maui
  • Regions ADRCMaui
  • Municipalities Central Maui, Hana / East Maui, Island of Lanai, Island of Maui, Island of Molokai, South Maui, Upcountry, West Maui

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Last Update Date: 03/04/2020

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