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Caregiver Survival Training

Sep 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
United Church of Christ
San Luis Obispo, CA

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United Church of Christ, 11245 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, California

Additional Dates and Locations

Santa Barbara - Sept. 27th

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Caregiver Survival Training

With Elaine Sanchez, author of Caregiver’s Survival Training Journal and Letters from Madelyn, Chronicles of a Caregiver

Workshop open to family and friend caregivers of adults with disabling conditions, including neurological disorders and cognitive impairments of any kind.

To register, please call 805-569-8950 ext. 3 or email Becky Carbone at Pre-registration is required.

Fees & Payment

Registration Fee: $25 includes lunch and Caregiver’s Survival Training Journal. Pre-registration is required.

Scholarships are available. Respite care may be available. Respite requests need to be submitted no later than August 25th.


Elaine K. Sanchez

Elaine K. Sanchez, author of the unflinchingly honest and surprisingly funny book, "Letters from Madelyn, Chronicles of a Caregiver,” and co-founder of, will share stories that will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone. She will also introduce a unique approach to developing an “attitude of creative indifference” toward the people, situations, and events that are causing you the greatest amount of emotional stress. You will come away with strategies that will help you:

  • Cope with Caregiver Anger and Guilt
  • Deal with Caregiver Depression and Grief
  • Understand and Respond to Dementia-Related Challenging Behaviors, Including Surprising and Inappropriate Sexual Behavior
  • Develop a Plan for Self-Care

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Thu, September 28 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM United Church of Christ

Location Details

  • United Church of Christ
    11245 Los Osos Valley Road
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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