Family Caregiver Retreats

Family Caregiver Retreats

Are you a stressed-out caregiver caring for an aging family member?

Are you caring for a loved one and experiencing any of these signs of stress?

• Anger

• Inability to concentrate
• Guilt
• Depression
• Anxiety/Irritability
• Lack of sleep
• Exhaustion
• Weight loss or gain

If so, our Family Caregiver Retreats can help.  The retreats will encourage you to share your experiences, exchange coping skills, and learn about community elder resources to guide you.  Topics covered will include:  self-help communication, managing anxiety, coping with anger, spreading the work load and letting go.

Marie Smith Health & Social Center Tranquility Retreat 
Date: TBA
Location: TBA

Family caregivers from the Marie Smith Center will participate in this all-day retreat featuring yoga, massage therapy, creative writing, guided nature walks, and classes on caregiver techniques for daily self-care and stress reduction.

  • Free and Open to the public
  • Lunch and snack provided
  • Respite care provided by our professional staff

For more information, call 503-335-9980.  

These retreats will occur quarterly, so please check back here for information about future retreats!

Remember, it is always OK to seek and ask for help.