More than just art can be learned at the Williamson County Recreational Center on Hillsboro Road. Two classes on care giving are being presented in September and led by Debbie Kissell, a registered nurse with 17 years of home health experience. On Tuesday, September 11th from 6-7 P.M. there will be a free introduction to the series.

Part one of this course will be taught on Tuesday, September 18th from 6-8 P.M. and will cover the role of the caregiver, how aging and disease affect us, and how to encourage independence while keeping safety first and preventing falls and injuries. This class will run again on Saturday, September 22 from 1-3 P.M.

Part two of the series will be scheduled for Tuesday, September 25th form 6-8 P.M. and will focus on the challenges of caring for loved ones as they age. Discussion will include caregiver burnout, how to recognize problems, when to call for help and how to hire a caregiver. This class is also only $20 and will run again on Saturday, September 29th from 1-3 P.M.

Register by calling (615) 790-7519, ext 10.



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Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.