Older Adult Services Division

Healthy Living Programs

Creating Confident Caregivers (CCC)

CCC LogoThis evidence based program utilizes tested and effective training methods from the University of Minnesota’s Savvy Caregiver Program.

This program is facilitated by a certified Master Trainer in six week program periods.

Class goals are:

  • Up-to-date education on dementia
  • Validation on barriers and challenges of caregiving
  • Connecting with other caregivers
  • Skills for managing caregiver stress
  • Caregiver resources to manage dementia related behaviors
  • Skills for self-care while caring for others

Who should participate?

  • Individuals caring for a loved one with dementia in a home setting

Free respite care:

Care for your loved one can be provided to allow you to attend classes. Ask for more information upon registration.

Registration is required, space is limited; attendance and materials are free to attendees.  For more information on this class, call 269-373-5141 or email.

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311 E. Alcott St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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To make a referral to our Choices For Independence Program, please fill out the Service Request Form found here.

269-373-5173 (program line)
269-373-5227 (Fax)
269-373-5200 (HCS main line)


Monday-Friday: By Appointment Only
Call 269-373-5173 to schedule an appointment


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