Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

10/14/2010 -- CCAC and regional partners offer Family Caregiver Workshop

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) has teamed up with Passavant Hospital Foundation, the Aging Institute of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh to offer a Family Caregiver Workshop next month at Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center & Legacy Theatre in McCandless.

The workshop, funded through a grant from the MetLife Foundation, is designed to help caregivers learn about proper care and safety techniques as well as understand the aging process and health literacy.   

Topics covered include:

  • Ageless wisdom
  • Caring for the person with dementia
  • Managing transitions of care
  • Communicating with healthcare providers
  • Stress management
  • Advanced planning

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 9 from 8:00a.m.–4:30p.m. and is free and open to the community. For more information, visit shopcommunityed.ccac.edu. To register, please call 412.788.7396 or email jnapoleoni@ccac.edu.

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About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.