Easter Seals and the Area Agency on Aging of W Michigan are conducting a comprehensive class on transferring in June.
Transfer Training Workshop
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!
Who: Caregivers who want to learn how to transfer their loved ones safely and protect themselves from injury.
What: 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.
When: Thursday June 8, 2017 from 1:00-3:00pm
Where: Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
3215 Eaglecrest Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
$5 suggested donation payable at the door
This class is funded through the Older Americans Act