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September 2019 

Have you been wondering what laughter yoga is? Lisa, our Caregiver Advisor sat down with Maude, the founder of The Laughing Hour to learn more about it! 

Laughter is one of the best medicines. That's why Caregivers Alberta has partnered with The Laughing Hour for LAUGH FOR A CAUSE! Join founder of The Laughing Hour, Maude Bombardier on September 10th as she leads a one hour laughter yoga session from 6:45pm - 8:00pm at the Jerry Forbes Centre!

Everyone is welcome! Absolutely no yoga experience needed, only your willingness to laugh and have a blast. Join alone, with a friend, with your husband, or your daughter. Laughter is for everyone, and all the money raised through this event will be donated to Caregivers Alberta.

Tickets are priced from $5 to $100- you choose what you can donate!

Caregivers Alberta would like to thank The Laughing Hour for kindly donating their time to put on this event!

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Join Caregivers Alberta in partnership with Covenant Health, on September 10th, from 9:00am – 11:00am for Ask the Experts, a presentation by the world renowned research team behind two caregiver and patient interventions (CSNAT and SNAP). A panel Q&A and meet & greet featuring Dr. Gail Ewing, Professor Gunn Grande, and Dr. Morag Farquhar along with local caregiver experts will follow the presentation.

This is a great opportunity for you to not only learn about their research in the caregiving field, but to also participate in an engaging Q&A and meet with other caregivers, community partners, and experts. Refreshments will be provided!

This event will also be LIVE STREAMED on Caregivers Alberta's Facebook page on September 10th starting at 9:00am! 
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Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too.

The Caregiver Support Community is a monthly drop-in program at the Jerry Forbes Centre that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers. September 19th's topic will be 'Dealing with Stress.'

This group is lead by a trained facilitator who is there to help guide your caregiving journey by way of education and support.

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Caregiver Stress: Techniques to Help You Manage
September 24th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm 
Caring for a loved one is rewarding, but it can also create a lot of stress for the caregiver.

Join our Caregiver Advisor, Lisa Adams for an online workshop on September 24th from 1:00pm - 2:00pm to learn simple yet effective ways to manage caregiving stress.

A link to the online workshop will be provided to you upon registration. 

 
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COMPASS for the Caregiver 
There are fall COMPASS workshops open for registration in Calgary! Not sure if COMPASS is right for you? Learn more about the program.

Looking for groups near you? Use our SUPPORT FINDER to view programs and supports in your area.

Caregiver Advisor

 
The Caregiver Advisor is available for one-on-one support across the province. They can help you find resources, navigate the system, and be a listening ear if you just need to talk.

Call our toll-free phone number 1-877-453-5088, email us, or visit our website and chat with us live using the chat box (located in the bottom right corner)!

Printables


Did you know that we have a collection of free printable resources on our website?

Print, save, or share them with friends and family!

COMPASS Facilitator Training


Are you interested in becoming a COMPASS for the Caregiver facilitator? Facilitator training allows you to put on COMPASS workshops in your community! 

If you would like to learn more about Facilitator Training please email Johnna or call 1-877-453-5088.

Get Involved!


Volunteers are essential to the success of Caregivers Alberta. We need your help to lead caregiver groups, host successful events, and keep the office running smoothly.

To learn more about our volunteer positions click here.
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