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Monday, May 29, 2017

Caregiver Academy 2015 Series

Senior Community Services' Family Caregiver Support Program and Friendship Circle Senior Center offered, at no charge, an opportunity for caregivers to attend informative programs that would help in their role as a family caregiver by presenting a six week series of informative sessions titled Caregivers and Your Loved Ones- "Creative Tools for Caregiving." The Caregiver Academy is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources Delaware County. Caregivers attended informative sessions while care receivers participated in a meaningful activity provided by a Certified Recreational Therapist.

Caregivers listen as Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. presents "Communication Strategies for Managing Difficult Behaviors."

Caregivers listen as Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. presents "Communication Strategies for Managing Difficult Behaviors."

Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy. D. speaks to caregivers at Friendship Circle Senior Center.

Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy. D. speaks to caregivers at Friendship Circle Senior Center.

Caregivers listen to learn effective communication strategies to manage difficult behaviors.

Caregivers listen to learn effective communication strategies to manage difficult behaviors.

Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. speaks to caregivers at Session 1 of the 2015 Caregiver Academy.

Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. speaks to caregivers at Session 1 of the 2015 Caregiver Academy.

Loved ones create mosaics while their caregivers listen to Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D.

Loved ones create mosaics while their caregivers listen to Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D.

Creating mosaics at Friendship Circle Senior Center

Creating mosaics at Friendship Circle Senior Center

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Caregivers listen as Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. presents "Communication Strategies for Managing Difficult Behaviors." Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy. D. speaks to caregivers at Friendship Circle Senior Center. Caregivers listen to learn effective communication strategies to manage difficult behaviors. Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. speaks to caregivers at Session 1 of the 2015 Caregiver Academy. Loved ones create mosaics while their caregivers listen to Dr. Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. Creating mosaics at Friendship Circle Senior Center