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Program Summary

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class series designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.

Program Benefits

Data from class participant evaluations indicate the PTC program improves:

  • Self-Care Behaviors: (increased exercise, use of relaxation techniques and medical check-ups)
  • Management of Emotions: (reduced guilt, anger, and depression.)
  • Self-efficacy (increased confidence in coping with caregiving demands.)
  • Use of Community Resources: (increased utilization of community services.)

Target Audience


Program Length

One session per week for 6 weeks

Program Cost

Varies across states.

Want to Know More?

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers site is located at this link. Powerful Tools for Caregivers offers a video that describes the program, its class content, and how to become a class leader at this site. You can also view a video that showcases the Powerful Tools for Caregivers caregiver class experience at this site.


Powerful Tools for Caregivers is offered at many Universities across the North Central Region. Below is a list of contacts at Universities in which A Matter of Balance is offered:


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