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Leading Caregiver Burnout Expert to Help Families at June 16th Fearless Caregiver Seminar and Lunch

Dr. Jamie Huysman, leading expert on Caregiver Burnout of Boomers and Senior’s will speak at the Fort Lauderdale Fearless Caregiver Conference on June 16. CEU’s are available for professional caregivers.

June 13, 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, announced today that Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CAP, CFT, leading authority, speaker and media expert on caregiver burnout, compassion fatigue and addictions, will lead a track with the National Association for Social Workers for professional caregivers at the 108th Fearless Caregiver Conference on June 16th. The event will be held at the Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek in Fort Lauderdale. Professional caregivers wishing to register for Dr. Jamie’s session can register at fearlesscaregiver.com Also a limited number of complimentary family caregiver tickets are being sponsored by Today’s Caregiver magazine and FearlessCaregiver.com.  

Registration Includes lunch:  Register at FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling (877) 829-2734.  

Dr. Huysman, is the co-founder of Leeza’s Place and co-authored the book, Take Your Oxygen First---Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss, with Leeza Gibbons and geriatrician Rosemary Laird, M.D. Dr. Jamie is also the new Professional Issues Editor at Today’s Caregiver magazine, the first publication dedicated to the lives of family and professional caregivers.
Supporting the celebration are leading care organizations including Humana and VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, among dozens of other exhibitors and resources. More than 35,000 family and professional caregivers in 24 states have learned how to be a Fearless Caregiver Advocate for their loved ones, clients and themselves at a Fearless Caregiver Conference.

What Support Is Available For Florida Family Caregivers? The financial decisions made at the state level have enormous consequences to the two million caregivers living in Florida. Join caregiving experts for the day to learn how these decisions will affect you and what support will be available as you care for your loved ones.

“I am extremely excited that Dr. Jamie will be joining us for the day. We have been friends and colleagues for nearly twenty years and it has been a real joy to watch him interact with family caregivers at our previous events.  We are also thrilled that he consented to become our Professional Issues Editor at Today’s Caregiver magazine. I know our readers will love him as much as the attendees at our events have,” said Gary Barg, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine and FearlessCaregiver.com, as well as author of the book The Fearless Caregiver and host of the Fearless Caregiver Conferences.
Barg added, “The most recent Fearless Caregiver Conferences in Connecticut and Minneapolis were tremendous successes with hundreds of family and professional caregivers participating in full-day events where they received answers to their caregiving questions from physicians, spiritual leaders, and healthcare experts in topics such as Alzheimer’s, MS, cancer, autism, stoke, Social Security, Medicare, diabetes, incontinence and Parkinson’s throughout the day”.

Speakers for the Fort Lauderdale Fearless Caregiver Conference to include:
•   Gary Edward Barg, Conference Host, syndicated columnist,
Founder/Editor-In-Chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine and FearlessCaregiver.com
•   Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CAP, CFT,
Professional Issues Editor, Today’s Caregiver magazine
•   Leigh Ojeda, LCSW, CT
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
•   Noemi Cruz, MPH, RD, BS
Humana Cares
•   Veronica Castro, LCSW, C-ASWCM
West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
•   Chris Dragomer, MSW
Alzheimer’s Association

Fearless Caregiver Conference participants will learn:
•   What support is available for South Florida 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
•   Share information with their fellow caregivers

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.

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Established in 1995, Caregiver Media Group has become the recognized media authority on caregiving through Today’s Caregiver magazine, Caregiver.com, the Fearless Caregiver Conferences, the award winning book The Fearless Caregiver: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One and Still Have a Life of Your Own, as well as Caregiver Media Group's award winning content and custom publications.

Today’s Caregiver magazine contains cover interviews with celebrity caregivers, articles on caregiving issues and vital resources for all caregivers. Cover interviews have included Leeza Gibbons, Clay Walker, Kathy Greenlee, Debbie Reynolds, Dixie Carter, Debbie Reynolds, Della Reese, Linda Dano, Robert Urich and Clay Aiken. The digital version of the magazine is available free of charge at Caregiver.com.

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