Extension Office offers training program for caregivers to elderly

first_img Published 10:30 pm Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Home and respite caregiver’s training is being offered through the Pike County Extension Office during the month of August.Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator, said learning the basic aspects of caring for an elderly or disabled person is a beneficial opportunity for those who are involved in those situations.“The Home Caregiver Training is for people who would like to improve their knowledge and skills in caring for older and disabled people in the home,” Lyons said. “Those who complete the course will be better able to provide basic home care services to those in need. The program is for family members or friends of those who need in-home care. It’s also for those who are interested in increasing employment opportunities in the caregiving field.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like God’s work Nine teens and four adults representing Southside Baptist Church reently traveled to Belize for a mission trip. jacob Morgan, youth… read more Those who participate will receive certificates of attendance from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System that lists the number of hours attended. There is a one-time registration fee of $10.For more information about registration and reservations, call 334-566-0985. Pr-registration is needed to reserve a manual. The training consists of three classes that begin on Aug. 15 and continue on Aug. 22 and 29. All classes will meet from noon until 4:45 p.m. at Cattleman Park on Highway 231 south of Troy.“The program offers 13 and a half hours in the basic care of disabled and older people,” Lyons said. “The training will also include (information about) basic dementia, behavioral complications and caregiver’s stress. Nutrition and diabetes, food safety and other topics related to caregiving will also be included in the program. All of the topics are of interest and value to anyone who is caring for an elderly person or one who is disabled.”Presenters will represent the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, AlaCare, Ariel Home Medical, Dementia Education Training Act Program, Hospice Advantage, SCADA and Troy University. By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Extension Office offers training program for caregivers to elderly Latest Stories Email the author Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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