Family caregivers must take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Learn to communicate effectively, find time for yourself, reduce guilt, anger, and depression, make tough decisions, set goals and problem-solve. The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health offers a series of 6 FREE 1.5 hour classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Pre-registration is required. To learn more or to register call Kathleen Samways 508-­627-­5797 X114 or email at [email protected] 

Who is the class for?
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers (no professional caregivers, please).  This program will help you take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend.  You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.

What does the class cover?
This class will give YOU, the family caregiver, tools to:

  • Help you reduce stress
  • Communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help
  • Take care of yourself
  • Reduce guilt, anger, and depression
  • Help you relax
  • Make tough decisions
  • Set goals and problem-solve

Contact Information

Contact: Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1619
West Tisbury, MA 02575