Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC)
Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) is an educational program that provides family caregivers with the skills and confidence to better care for themselves while caring for someone with a chronic illness. PTC consists of six 90 minute or 2-1/2 hour classes co-led by trained facilitators who employ a standardized curriculum.
In the six-week PTC class, caregivers learn how to:
- Utilize community resources
- Better manage stress
- Communicate effectively with friends, family & healthcare providers
- Cope with difficult emotions
- Take better steps to care for themselves
State & Community Resources
The Montana PTC program has compiled this list of
valuable state-wide and community resources.
This list has been designed with spaces for organizations to
fill in their local agency/service organization information.
Please download this list and share it with all your caregivers.
Resource list in Word format (editable).
Resource list in PDF format.
State and National Resources
Alzheimer's Association - Montana Chapter website with listings of
support groups, educational opportunities, and how to get involved.
Caregiver Center that includes online training, caregiver stress check,
an online support community, and much more.
Alzheimer's Association information sheet with 24/7 helpline, topics of
interest, and informational brochures.
Upcoming PTC Class Leader Training
No schedule for PTC training
Upcoming PTC Classes
Sweet Grass County Extension
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes dates:
2/27/18; 3/6/18; 3/13/18; 3/20/18; 3/27/18; 4/3/18
For more information about this class contact:
Becky Laverell 930-1785 firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mary Ann Finnan 930-0545 email@example.com
There is a $25 fee for the class.