Creating Confident Caregivers

A trained facilitator leads a six-week workshop for caregivers of individuals with dementia still living at home. The workshop provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective caregiving skills, and to deal with difficult behaviors. The program is for caregivers of any age caring for a person with dementia still living at home. 

Learn about:

  • Dementia and its effects on the brain
  • Caregiver resources
  • Managing behaviors
  • Improving caregiving skills
  • How to handle everyday activities more easily
  • Taking care of yourself to better care for your loved one

Services for Older Citizens will offer CCC workshops at 158 Ridge Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 on Tuesdays, March 21 through April 25 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

To register contact Carolyn Van Dorn at (313) 642-1122 or by email at

St. Patrick Senior Center will offer CCC workshops at 58 Parsons St., Detroit, MI 48201 on Wednesdays, April 5 through May 7 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
To register contact Adrainne Piner at (313) 831-2520 or by email at 

If you have further questions about CCC, contact DAAA Health & Wellness Manager, Anita Kanakaris at (313) 446-4444 ext. 5841

“I feel this program was very hands-on and educational, and it not only gives you skills as a caregiver, but gives you insight into what the person is feeling and experiencing."
- Family Caregiver