The role of grandparents over the last several generations has changed a great deal. This informative class outlines ways grandparents can offer support and assistance to a new family while discussing current birth practices and infant care trends.
Grandparents will learn about newborn care, safe sleep environments, breastfeeding, car seats, product safety, how to help new parents and more.
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Café Meeting Room 105
The American Heart Association Family & Friends “Infant CPR and Choking” (birth to one year) course is for those who want to learn infant CPR but do NOT need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven “practice-while-watching” technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.
Please Note: All attendees must wear an appropriate face mask for the duration of the class.
Support groups create a private, safe and supportive environment (or community) and allow participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They also educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. For updated information about Dementia Caregiver Support Groups in Northern Nevada click here: Northern Nevada Dementia Caregiver Support Groups
Please note: Family Caregiver Support Groups are not intended for the person with the diagnosis.
Please register in advance either by calling 1-800-272-3900
Once you complete registration for the meeting, you will receive an email confirmation with the call-in information and instructions for joining our call.
If you have additional questions or need further assistance, please feel free to call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900
This class helps prepare parents for emergencies that may occur in baby’s first year. Along with car seat safety and basic baby proofing, discussion will include prevention and treatment of common injuries.
Students will also learn and practice the skills necessary to perform infant CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), as well as the skills necessary to assist a choking infant. The American Heart Association Family & Friends “Infant CPR and Choking” (birth to one year) course is for those who want to learn Infant CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job.
Grandparents and other caregivers are welcome to attend.
This class covers the following topics:
Car seat safety education
Baby proofing your home
Basic first aid
Infant CPR & Choking
Please Note: All attendees MUST wear an appropriate face mask for the duration of the class.