Vilas County Wisconsin Government Services - Powerful Tools for Caregiving Classes


Taking Care of You

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class

Class topics include:

  • Taking care of you
  • Reducing personal stress
  • Communicating effectively in challenging situations
  • Making tough care-giving decisions
  • Hiring in-home help
  • Making a decision about a care facility
  • Making decisions about driving
  • Recognizing and responding to depression
  • Working with memory impaired elders
  • It is a fully researched course taught by certified instructors.
  • Very positive feed back from individuals who have completed the course.
  • Class meets once a week for six weeks. Classes are 2 hours each.
  • For family caregivers. Open to caregivers of any age. No restrictions on the type of illness or age of the person they are caring for.
  • Class size limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration required.
  • Must have at least 5 participants to hold a class.


Amie Rein Family Caregiver Support Coordinator
330 Court St., Eagle River WI 54521
(715) 479-3625 e-mail: