Health and Human Services Agency



The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Senior Health Education Program and Family Caregiver Support Program are pleased to present a “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” educational series. This six-week program will be held 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. each Wednesday afternoon from August 24 through September 28, 2016, at the Senior Center located at 937 Spring Street in Placerville. The trainings in the educational series will provide caregivers of older adults with tools and strategies to assist them in handling the unique challenges they face. The series topics include:

  • August 24, 2016 – Taking Care of You
  • August 31, 2016 – Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
  • September 7, 2016 – Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns
  • September 14, 2016 – Communicating in Challenging Situations
  • September 21, 2016 – Learning From Our Emotions
  • September 28, 2016 – Mastering Caregiving Decisions

Participants of the educational series are asked to attend all six sessions; certificates of completion will be presented at the end of the series. The training is comprehensive and evidence based. Respite is available to qualified caregivers; pre-authorization is required for respite services.

Class size is limited and registration is required. The training series is offered at no cost; donations are accepted. Please call (530) 621-6192 or (800) 510-2020 to register or for questions. For more information about services for seniors and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit


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