May 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Today’s Caregiver magazine and FearlessCaregiver.com, the nation’s foremost print magazine and Web community for family and professional caregivers since 1995, and the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging announced today that the winner of the Western Connecticut Family Fearless Caregiver award will receive a gift of five hundred dollars in recognition of their caregiving efforts at the May 25th Fearless Caregiver Conference in Danbury, CT. Nominations are still open for the Family Fearless Caregiver, Volunteer Fearless Caregiver, and Community Fearless Caregiver on FearlessCaregiver.com.
Gary Barg is the event host and moderator. A noted speaker, writer and publisher on caregiving issues since 1995, Gary Barg is founder and editor-in-chief of the first national magazine for caregivers, Today’s Caregiver, as well the original online caregiver community, caregiver.com. This will mark the 106th Fearless Caregiver Conference that Mr. Barg has hosted.
Gary Barg is the author of the book, The Fearless Caregiver: how to get the best care for your loved one and still have a life of your own.
Fearless Caregiver Conference participants will learn:
• What support is available for Connecticut family caregivers
• Where the money is for caregivers
• How to partner with their family members
• How to ask questions of healthcare leaders in the area
• How to get a loved one to stop driving
• They are not alone
Who Should Attend?
• Children of aging parents
• Parents caring for children
• Spousal caregivers
• Long-distance caregivers
• Grandparent caregivers
• Pastoral caregivers
• Volunteer caregivers
• Professional caregivers
• And anyone else seeking hands-on advice
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Call (800) 829-2734 for information and to reserve your space.
Registration includes lunch: Limited free registrations are available for family caregivers online at FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734. The Danbury Plaza and Conference Center is located at 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810.
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