Thursday, March 7, 2013

Free Family Caregiver Conference

See attached flyer to post and distribute

 

Family Caregiver Conference - Flower Mound

Free Event

 

Friday, March 22, 2013

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration, refreshments, & exhibits start at 8:00 a.m.

 

The conference will be held at

Trietsch United Methodist Church

6101 Morriss Rd, Flower Mound, TX

 

This conference is for you if you are caring for or working with a family member

with chronic illness or disability

 

To Register:

Email caregiver@att.net or Call (817) 756-6460

 

Respite care – someone of your choice may be able to stay with the older adult you care for during the conference for older adults living in the counties surrounding the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Requests must be made no later than Monday, March 11, 2013.


 

Topics will include

· Critical Conversations & Self -Care  - Andy Crocker,  M.S., Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Services,

· Housing Options:  What  Are They & Who Pays for What?  -  Sara Rotenberry, LCSW, Senior Manager of Education & Outreach, Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas

· Medicare & The Affordable Care Act:  Does It Affect Me?  - Melinda Gardner, Certified Benefits Counselor, Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas

 

From 12:30-1:30, for those registered and attending the conference,

two attorneys will answer brief questions.


 

Free Continuing Education Credit - 3.5 hours or .35 CEUs for social workers & licensed counselors.

 

Questions?  Email caregiver@att.net or call Zanda Hilger at (817) 756-6460

 

Staff from community services sponsors Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Services, Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, and REACH will provide information and answer questions.


Corporate conference sponsors will include Alert Response, Arbor House of Lewisville, Caring Transitions, Denton Rehab & Nursing, E-Senior Services, Flower Mound Assisted Living, Hammerle Finley Law, Home Instead Senior Care, IntegraCare Home Health & Hospice, Lewisville Estates Senior Living, Seniors Helping Seniors, STAR+ HealthSpring, The Cimarron Senior Living, United Healthcare, & Vitas Hospice.



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