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Building Better Caregivers Free Workshop offered Starts February 1

Date: 01/11/2023

A Building Better Caregivers workshop will be offered on Wednesdays starting February 1 through March 8 from 9:30-10:30 am. The free class is being facilitated by Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital’s Community Health department, in partnership with Healthy Living for ME. The class will meet via telephone. 

This program was designed for family caregivers of people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia, and/or any other condition that affects memory. Topics include caregiver stress; dealing with difficult care partner behavior; finding help; making decisions about treatment, housing, etc.; communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals; dealing with caregiver and care partner difficult emotions; planning for future needs; and legal issues related to caregiving. Program participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Please contact Melissa Parsons, Patient Navigator, to register at 487.6411,, or online at