Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Well Connected offers recreation day programming in an online setting. No matter your age or where you are in the province, you can stay connected by participating in activities, education, and friendly conversation. Both caregivers and care recipients are welcome to participate! Groups are facilitated by ElderCare Edmonton therapeutic recreation specialists.

The Benefits

  • Enjoy therapeutic recreation in an at-home setting
  • Remain connected to community during a socially isolated climate
  • Engage the body, mind and spirit through a wide range of topics
  • Promote activity and support independent well being

How does it work?

Please register through Eventbrite in order to receive a Zoom link to the program. You will be able to participate via phone, tablet, or computer. Groups last from 45 – 60 minutes and can incorporate up to 25 participants at a time. New to Zoom? Learn more here.

REGISTER

Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Well Connected offers recreation day programming in an online setting. No matter your age or where you are in the province, you can stay connected by participating in activities, education, and friendly conversation. Both caregivers and care recipients are welcome to participate! Groups are facilitated by ElderCare Edmonton therapeutic recreation specialists.

The Benefits

  • Enjoy therapeutic recreation in an at-home setting
  • Remain connected to community during a socially isolated climate
  • Engage the body, mind and spirit through a wide range of topics
  • Promote activity and support independent well being

How does it work?

Please register through Eventbrite in order to receive a Zoom link to the program. You will be able to participate via phone, tablet, or computer. Groups last from 45 – 60 minutes and can incorporate up to 25 participants at a time. New to Zoom? Learn more here.

REGISTER

Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Well Connected offers recreation day programming in an online setting. No matter your age or where you are in the province, you can stay connected by participating in activities, education, and friendly conversation. Both caregivers and care recipients are welcome to participate! Groups are facilitated by ElderCare Edmonton therapeutic recreation specialists.

The Benefits

  • Enjoy therapeutic recreation in an at-home setting
  • Remain connected to community during a socially isolated climate
  • Engage the body, mind and spirit through a wide range of topics
  • Promote activity and support independent well being

How does it work?

Please register through Eventbrite in order to receive a Zoom link to the program. You will be able to participate via phone, tablet, or computer. Groups last from 45 – 60 minutes and can incorporate up to 25 participants at a time. New to Zoom? Learn more here.

REGISTER

Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a virtual program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

This group is virtual, please note that you will receive an online Zoom link to the group the day before the event. You will also receive a phone number if you prefer to connect by phone.

REGISTER

Caregiving can be a stressful, isolating, and overwhelming experience. And due to the COVID-19 pandemic many caregivers are experiencing added levels of stress and anxiety.

Our award-winning COMPASS for the Caregiver program helps caregivers balance their own well-being with the challenges of caregiving and is facilitated by someone who understands those challenges.

This COMPASS for the Caregiver workshop is being held online over the span of 4 consecutive weeks. Before registering please ensure that you can virtually attend all 4 sessions listed below.

Wednesday, July 8th (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)

  • Module 1: Caregiver Characteristics – Recognize your strengths, needs, and challenges as a caregiver and take pride in your role. You’ll examine emotions and feelings in this module and help put challenging thoughts into perspective.

Wednesday, July 15th (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)

  • Module 2: Managing Stress – Learn how stress can lead to burnout and what you can do to prevent or recover from burnout. We’ll explore grief and loss and how to foster hope and seek balance in caregiving.

Wednesday, July 22nd (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)

  • Module 3: Balancing Relationships – Improve your communication skills to identify what you need, ask for help, and share the care. The hardest lesson as a caregiver is to regain your identity as a whole person by taking care of yourself first.

Wednesday, July 29 (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)

  • Module 4: Navigating the System – Increase your confidence in accessing services, reflect on your caregiving journey, and plan for the future to avoid the stress associated with uncertainty.

REGISTER