CAN meetings are in blue and Issue Area Group meetings are in red. Other community events are not colored.Category: C.A.N. Events Calendar
- Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
- Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 10:00 AM
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
- Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Welcome to the Capital Area Caregiver Teleconnection (CACT): A Focus on Caregiver Support, Education and Training
The Capital Area Caregiver TeleConnection (CACT) is a partnership between the A!rea Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the WellMed Charitable Foundation (WCF) to create a system of support for caregivers by offering these free telephone learning sessions, as well as telephone support groups. CACT is funded through a grant from the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation
Caregivers in the 10-county area served by the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area are invited to signed up for the TeleLearning Session. The counties include Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson. CACT is a part of the first of its kind telephone-based service in the United States, and was implemented in the fall of 2010.
CACT supports caregiv! ers by:
Providing a safe, confidential, telephone session program (telelearning) to empower and connect caregivers
Targeting caregivers who may have difficulty getting out of the house due to caregiver duties
Linking isolated caregivers with each other for support
Building upon and creating a link to existing community supports for caregivers and their loved ones.
Sign Up Now for the Free Caregiver TeleLearning Sessions
If you, your staff or any of your clients/participants wish to sign up for the free telelearning sessions in the Austin area (which are open to the public) or for more information, visit the website at
www.caregiverteleconnection.org, click on "Join THE CAPITAL AREA CAREGIVER TELE-CONNECTION NOW!"
In addition, you can also call toll-free by dialing 1 (866) 390-6491 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.) or by` sending an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the complete Austin Area TeleLearning Session Calendar through May 10, 2011 for printing/posting
Austin-Area TeleLearning Sessions--March 31 to May 10, 2011: ~~Thursday, March 31st, 7 p.m. -- "Balancing Work and Caring for a Family Member"
~~Wednesday, April 6th, 10 a.m. -- "Caring Together! Practical Tips for Sharing Caregiver Responsibilities with Your Siblings and Other Family Members"
~~Thursday, April 14th, 4 p.m. -- "Managing Difficult Behaviors"
~~Wednesday, April 20th, 7 p.m. -- "I'm Not the Same Person Anymore: Coping with Caregiver Role Changes"
~~Tuesday, May 10th, 11 a.m. -- When Enough is Enough: Setting Personal Boundaries as a Caregiver"