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  • Caregiver Training for Grandparents / Children Cared for by Relatives (1)
    PH-0800 * YK-6500.2500 * YK-8000.1300

    Caregiver Training * Grandparents / Children Cared for by Relatives

    PH-0800 * YK-6500.2500 * YK-8000.1300

    Programs that provide training for family members and other home-based caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself.

    The mother or father of an individual's parents.

    Children who live with their aunts, uncles, grandparents, an older sibling or other family members in situations where their parents are no longer able or willing to provide for their care.

  • Computer Classes for Older Adults (1)
    PL-7400.1500 * YB-8000

    Computer Classes * Older Adults

    PL-7400.1500 * YB-8000

    Programs that provide instruction for individuals of all age who want to learn or perfect their skills in operating, programming and/or utilizing computers for specific home and business applications including word processing, spreadsheet development, database management, electronic publishing, image processing and Internet access. Included are introductory classes for people unfamiliar with computers and the Internet that help participants develop basic computer literacy skills and courses which focus on the knowledge and skills needed to use particular software applications or accomplish other computer-related tasks.

    Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.

  • Driving Safety Education (1)
    JR-8200.8500-180

    Driving Safety Education

    JR-8200.8500-180

    Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures people can take to ensure their safety when driving an automobile or other motor vehicle. Driving safety programs provide information about traffic laws as they apply to motor vehicles; warnings regarding behaviors which contribute to accidents such as speeding and driving while drowsy or intoxicated; suggestions for avoiding confrontations with aggressive drivers; and tips for driving safely under specific conditions, e.g., with trucks and other large vehicles, in bad weather, in heavy traffic, in parking lots, or in areas where deer and other large animals may be roadway hazards. Information about recommended automobile maintenance practices, used car purchase tips and suggestions regarding safety equipment such as air bags may also be included.
  • Libraries (1)
    TJ-4400

    Libraries

    TJ-4400

    Facilities which house a collection of materials including books, manuscripts, journals, government documents and nonprint formats such as paintings, musical recordings, videotapes, films and data files on magnetic tape which are organized to provide physical, bibliographic and intellectual access to a targeted group of people and which generally make available staff to provide services and programs related to the information needs of the targeted group.
  • Lifelong Learning Programs (1)
    HH-0500.1600-450

    Lifelong Learning Programs

    HH-0500.1600-450

    Community-based educational programs designed for adults who commute and take courses on a semester basis. Lifelong learning classes are sponsored by Institutes for Learning in Retirement (ILRs). Most ILRs are sponsored by a college or university and offer non-credit academic programs with no attached Continuing Education Credits. A lifelong learning program is structured like a typical college program with regular semesters and often homework. While some lifelong learning programs are restricted to seniors, others are open to adults of any age.
  • Music Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.5500

    Music Instruction

    PL-7400.5500

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in music composition and/or performance.