Aging Families & Caregiver Program - UCCS Aging Center

UCCS Aging Center

 
Data Provided By
Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceThe UCCS Aging Center offers services that assist family and friends of older adults who are experiencing difficulties. Counselors at the Aging Center are available to assist with:

EVALUATION:
Caregiver stress
Elderly person's safety & functioning
Memory testing
Depression and/or anxiety

EDUCATION:
Caregiver survival
Strategies for handling elderly family members
Effects of normal & abnormal aging

COUNSELING, SUPPORT & PSYCHOTHERAPY:
Reducing caregiver burden & burnout
Enhancing skill & confidence in caring
Engaging family to work together
Balancing your roles

REFERRAL:
Involving other disciplines
Linking to community resources

TYPES OF SERVICES OFFERED IN THE CAREGIVER PROGRAM:
Caregiver individual therapy
Eight week Coping with Caregiving Class

Call, email, or walk in for more information.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County
Intake ProcedureCall, email, or walk in for more information.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 255-8002
Physical Site Address 1 4863 North Nevada Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 321
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
Main Phone (719) 255-8002
TDD Phone 7-1-1 (CO Relay)
Fax (719) 255-8006
Service Location Email ac@uccs.edu
Web Address uccs.edu/agingcenter
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
Affiliated Program: UCCS Aging Center
This Service: Aging Families & Caregiver Program - UCCS Aging Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Caregiver Consultation and Support (PH-0780)