Caregivers Classes

Powerful Tools for Caregivers will help you become more confident with your role as a caregiver. Six free class sessions held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders. As the series progresses, the six classes build on each other. The classes are sponsored by Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging. Class #1: … Read more…

Having difficulty taking your medication due to cognition changes? These devices and strategies can help.

More than 65 percent of older adults take three or more prescription medications per day, and keeping track of it all can be stressful. Cognitive changes as we age—including dementia, mild cognitive impairment, side effects of medications or an illness, depression, and metabolic and/or endocrine problems—may cause an older adult to forget to take their … Read more…