People who take care of friends, family members invited to free online classes

Are you an unpaid caregiver to a family member or friend?PMG PHOTO BY JONATHAN HOUSE - Lenore Eklund, her husband Mark (not shown) and their daughter Charlee have been feeling under the weather, and stopped letting a state-funded caregiver into their home at the beginning of the pandemic. They supported a petition signed by 2,000 other Oregon parents asking for reimbursement as is allowed in a few other states.

Clackamas County is offering six free online classes to learn about "Powerful Tools for Caregivers." from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 24. Personnel with the county's Family Caregiver Support Program hope to give you confidence and support to better care for your loved one and yourself.

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