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Activities, Workshops and Conferences

Information on a variety of activities for family caregivers

For more information about any of these classes, email [email protected] or call 503-846-3090.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Due to popular demand, we have added a second spring series for Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week course designed to help unpaid family and friend caregivers learn to care for themselves while caring for others. In this class you will learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate more effectively and make tough decisions.

The class will take place on Tuesdays from May 21 through June 25, 1:30-3 p.m., at Parkinson's Resources, 8880 SW Nimbus Ave, Suite B in Beaverton. Suggested donation of $30 to cover the cost of the manual. Contact Susan Williams at 503-846-3089 or email [email protected] to sign up.

Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Meet in the Moment Memory Café
A special gathering for people with memory loss and their family caregivers. Join us in this engaging and lighthearted activity designed for older adults and their family care partners! Together we will play with clay and create a fun piece of art. To register or learn more, contact the [email protected] or call 503-846-3090.

Dates and locations

May 7, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Juanita Pohl Center
8513 SW Tualatin Road, Tualatin

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SAVVY Caregiver
This six-week series is for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through this course, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
  • Develop self-care strategies.
  • Learn skills and strategies to successfully provide daily activities of ‘contented involvement’ for your family member living with dementia.
  • Identify and engage family and other resources for care-related assistance and support.

Suggested donation of $15 to cover the cost of the manual.

The class meets once a week for six weeks for two hours each session. To register for the class, email [email protected] or call Susan at 503-846-3089. Learn more about Savvy.

Upcoming dates and locations

Mondays, May 6-June 17 (no class on May 27), 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Beaverton City Library
12375 SW 5th St., Beaverton

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia who is experiencing difficult behaviors? Our staff works one on one with you over six weeks to assist in problem solving and learning new strategies. Contact [email protected] at 503-846-3092 to learn more.

Family Caregiver Conference

The annual Family Caregiver Conference in November honors and supports unpaid family and friends caring for older adults in our community. Hear from inspiring presenters, learn about local resources and connect with others!

Another great resource

Oregon Care Partners offers free classes and resources for everyone living in Oregon that is involved in the care or support of an older adult.

Visit our events calendar or call us at 503-846-3090 for more information about upcoming classes.