Caregiver Conference: Caring for Those You Care About
Saturday, October 8, 2011
First Presbyterian Church
Community Activity Center
408 Park Avenue
Park in the parking garage and follow the signs
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration and Exhibits are open at 8:00 a.m. with complimentary breakfast
A sponsored lunch will also be served
How do other caregivers cope with the challenges of caregiving? Learn from each other during an interactive discussion.
Speakers will talk about the importance of medical assessment, home care, frequently asked legal questions, paying for care, and residential options to help older adults maintain their highest level of independence.
The conference is sponsored by the Dallas Area Agency on Aging, the Senior Source, Alzheimer's Association and Avalon Alzheimer's Care which will have exhibit tables to provide information.
Exhibitors also include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Alert Response, AP Housecalls, Doughherty's Pharmacy, and others.
To register: Call (214) 954-4220 or email caregiver @flash.net. Although there is no fee, registration is requested to plan for food and materials.
If you need someone to stay with the older adult that you care for in Dallas County, respite care may be available. Call Corina at (214) 954-4220 no later than Friday, September 23.
It's not about sandwiches! It's about my life!