Kenosha County ADRC to offer tools for caregivers course online

Next free, six-week course to begin Oct. 13


Kenosha County is located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population in 2019 was estimated to be 169,561, making it the eighth most populous county in Wisconsin. The county is named after the county seat, Kenosha, the fourth largest city in Wisconsin.

The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford University, intended to teach skills for how to take care of one’s self while caring for a loved one.

According to Powerful Tools for Caregivers, the program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

The online sessions will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17.

To participate, caregivers must have Internet access and access to a computer, iPad or other tablet.

They will receive a brief phone call from the program leader prior to the first session on how to use the Zoom video conference program.

Registration is required by Monday, Oct. 11. To register, call 262-605-6646 or click the red registration button at