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.
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
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.
Upcoming PTC Class Leader Training
Check back soon for more information.
Upcoming PTC Classes
August 8 through September 12, 2017
Tuesdays ~ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
There is $50 fee for these classes; sliding scale available based on income.
August 10 through September 14, 2017
Thursdays ~ 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
There is a $65 fee for this class.
For more information about the class: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Online registration: https://powerfultoolsforcaregivers.eventbrite.com
Upcoming GrandCares Classes (PTC for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren & other kinship caregivers)
September 21 through October 26, 2017
Thursdays ~ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
There is $25 fee for these classes; scholarships available on request.
See a list of previous PTC classes here.