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Caregiver Services

Seniors - CaregiverCaregiver Training is offered numerous times per year. It is an all-day, 8-hour seminar featuring nurses and educators from the Asian Medical community providing valuable insight into the care of our seniors. Training is provided with the support of the Harris County Area Agency on Aging and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

 

The classes focus on ten units:

  • Personal Care (Activities of Daily Living)
  • Creating a Healthy Home Environment
  • Medication
  • Principles of Body Mechanics
  • Moving and Positioning
  • Nutrition, Chewing, Hydration, and Constipation
  • Enrichment Activities for Caregivers and patient
  • Fall Prevention, Rehabilitation and Wheelchair Use
  • Elderly Neglect and Abuse
  • Special Needs: Care-giving for Patients with debilitating illnesses, “End of Life” care, and Care for patients with disabilities

The class is free, but there is limited space.

In addition, restrictions include:

  • The participant or person cared for must be over 60
  • The participant or person cared for must live in Harris County

Other Information:
Caregiver Information is offered periodically throughout the year year. Please check the CCC event calendar for more information and dates on these sessions. Information sessions will be 1-2 hours long and will focus on various topics such as:

  • Personal Care
  • Creating a healthy home environment
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Medication management
  • Body Mechanics
  • End of Life Care and Advanced Directives
  • Nutrition
  • Elderly Neglect and Abuse
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and early warning signs
  • Diabetes Management
  • Fall Prevention

Caregiver Corner Articles (in Chinese):

Seniors - AAA LogoThis program is supported, in part, by the Harris County Area Agency on Aging and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.