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‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ Classes

June 22, 2017, 1:01 PM HST
* Updated June 22, 1:04 PM
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Hawai‘i Community Caregiver Network (HCCN) is sponsoring free Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) classes to help family caregivers cope with the demands of tending to their loved ones with chronic medical conditions,

The six-week class series will begin Tuesday, July 18, and continue every Tuesday until Aug. 22,  from 6 to 8 p.m. at Waikoloa Community Church, 68-3621 Paniolo Ave. in Waikoloa Village.

During the series,  family caregivers will learn self-care tools to: reduce personal stress; change negative self-talk; communicate their needs to family members and healthcare or service providers; communicate more effectively in challenging situations; recognize messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions.

Attendance is required at all six classes.

A $25 deposit for course materials will be collected at the first class and refunded upon completion of the series.


Participants who complete the series will receive The Caregiver Helpbook at no charge.


Advance registration is required. Call Loli Paranada at (808) 936-6499.

About Hawai‘i Community Caregiver Network
Formed in 1995, HCCN is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit volunteer organization in West Hawai‘i. Its mission is to promote, enhance and support caregivers through the sponsorship of educational and networking activities

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