Caregiver Education and Support

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) is the most widely-used evidence-based curriculum for caregiver education in the state. The Wisconsin Institute on Healthy Aging (WIHA) provides leader training and technical support for leaders. Caregiver education and support can also be provided via books, DVD's and web-based training. In addition, there are many apps that can support the work of caregivers.

Support Groups are another important way to assist caregivers. Tips on creating and maintaining effective support groups and meeting topics and materials can be found on the Support Group Toolkit page.

Eat Well Care Well is a Nutrition Education Series for Caregivers, providing an informational handout and 2 recipies to share with caregivers. Each month focuses on a different nutrition tip that can improve caregivers' health and give them simple recipies to try.