If you have to help transfer your loved one into chairs, out of the bathtub, in the car, into bed or help them walk throughout the home then this is the class for you!
When: Thursday August 11, 2016
Where: Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan
3215 Eaglecrest Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Cost: Suggested $5 donation
An interactive class that teaches caregivers how to use a gait belt for safe transfers, bed mobility, lower body dressing and a guide when walking. This class also gives brief instruction on how to use a sliding board and other transfer equipment using proper body mechanics to protect the caregiver and care recipient’s back and joints.
Register by emailing your name to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616)947-4809