Stress-Busting for Family Caregiver of Persons with Alzheimer's & Dementia


2023 Dates Coming Soon!!!


The Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers™ is an evidence-based program that provides support to family caregivers of persons with dementia. It is proven to:

  • Improve the quality of life of family caregivers who provide care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
  • Help caregivers manage their stress and cope better with their lives.

The Program

The SBP is a multi-component program where two certified facilitators met with a small group of caregivers (up to 8). The program is focused on education, support, problem-solving, and stress management. It takes a holistic approach addressing the emotional, physical, spiritual, and cognitive needs of the caregivers.  Participants meet for nine weeks, for 90 minutes per week.

Content includes topics of:                          Stress Management techniques taught:

  • Stress & Relaxation                                      Relaxation breathing
  • Coping with Stress                                        Guided imagery
  • Greif, Loss & Depression                              Meditation
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors              Art
  • Positive Thinking                                           Music
  • Taking Time for Yourself                               Journaling
  • Choosing a Path of Wellness