Workshops to provide support for family caregivers


Caregivers know the stress and exhaustion that accompanies compassionate care. Caregivers can gain support and actions to strengthen their important work at Family Caregiving Workshops presented by Pierce County Aging & Disability Resource Center with the Pierce County Library System.

An estimated 43.5 million adults in the U.S. play a caregiver role in households across the country, according to a Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 study. Those in Pierce County who care for children, sick, elderly or disabled loved ones will benefit from attending a workshop.

Participants are invited to engage in facilitated conversations about a variety of caregiving topics throughout November, National Family Caregivers Month.

Upcoming workshops:

  • Saturday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m. at Key Center Pierce County Library, 15921 84th St. KPNW, Lakebay
  • Monday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. at Eatonville Pierce County Library, 205 Center St. W.
  • Monday, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. at Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m. at University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W., Suite 100
  • Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. at South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4 p.m. at Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E., Tacoma
  • Thursday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. at Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave.

For more information about these and other events at Pierce County Library System, visit

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