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The Village at Mill Landing Offers Free Classes Focusing on Needs of Caregivers

ROCHESTER, NY–The Village at Mill Landing will offer a six-week educational program this month for people who care for older adults with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other long-term health conditions. The series of classes will provide caregivers with the skills and confidence to better care for their loved ones and themselves.

The free six-week program, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, focuses on the needs of caregivers while being around those who understand the journey and how tough it can be. Attendees will learn several self-care tools including ways to reduce personal stress, changing negative self-talk, and dealing with difficult feelings when making tough decisions. The senior living community is working with trusted experts at Lifespan to bring the program to Rochester.

“We know how hard it is for people to take care of aging relatives and friends,” said Christie Hill, General Manager for The Village at Mill Landing. “We want people to feel empowered to know they are making the right decisions for their loved ones, all while making sure their needs are being met.”

Powerful Tools for Caregivers will be held at The Village at Mill Landing, 45 Mill Road, Rochester, NY 14626, on March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 23 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

A light lunch will be served with the class. To register email or call 585.720.3004 before March 15th.

Leisure Care, LLC is one of the largest privately owned and most innovative operators of senior living communities in the United States. Founded in 1976, Leisure Care operates 52 retirement communities and nearly 8,000 apartments in the United States. Leisure Care’s inventive ‘Five-Star Fun’ philosophy is changing the perception of senior living by providing amenities commonly associated with luxury hotels and which support healthy, active lifestyles. Dynamic programs and wellness-oriented offerings include true restaurant dining; PrimeFit℠, an innovative health and fitness program with personal training options; and Travel by Leisure Care, a full-service in-house travel agency. Leisure Care is one of One Eighty’s senior housing and hospitality brands, which include Twist Travel℠, low-acid premium coffee roaster, trücup, and One Eighty International, which manages retirement communities in England, Mexico, and India.