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Boca’s Family and Professional Caregiver Conference Announces Speakers for Thursday’s Event

Family caregivers concerned with aging, disability, legal, VA and Social Security issues will come together at seminar in Boca on July 14th. Your Aging Resource Center and FearlessCaregiver.com are providing free tickets. CEU’s are also available.

July 8, 2011 - PRLog -- Today’s Caregiver magazine, the nation’s leading magazine for family and professional caregivers since 1995, announced today that aging and disability experts, caregiver advocates, insurance advisors, Social Security specialists, elder law professionals, home and facility coordinators and support organizations will meet with family caregivers at the 110th Fearless Caregiver conference on July 14th at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida. Tickets are sponsored by The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast / Your Aging Resource Center and Today’s Caregiver magazine’s FearlessCaregiver.com

Complimentary tickets are available at FearlessCaregiver.com. Visit FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling (877) 829-2734.  

Gary Barg is the event host and moderator. A noted speaker, writer and publisher on caregiving issues since 1995, 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 109th Fearless Caregiver Conference that Mr. Barg has hosted.  Barg is also 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.

Prominent Palm Beach County Caregiving Experts to lead the 110th Fearless Caregiver Conference on July 14th include:
Kim Clawson – Elder Help Line – Your Aging Resource Center – Project Director
Noemi Cruz, MPH, RD, BS – HUMANA Cares – the Complex care Management Division of Humana, Inc. – East US Regional Director.
Merri Shiff, LCSW – VITAS Innovative Hospice Care – Social Worker
Veronica Castro, LCSW, C-ASWCM – West Palm Beach VA Medical Center – Caregiver Support Program’s Alternative Coordinator – West Palm Beach and VISN 8
Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CAP, CFT - Today's Caregiver magazine - Professional Issues Editor

Registration Includes Lunch:  Limited free registrations are available for family caregivers online at FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734. The Embassy Suites Hotel is located at 661 NW 53rd Street, Just off I-95 and Yamato Road in Boca Raton, Florida.  

Professionals wishing to register for the CEU track led by Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CAP, CFT can register at FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734.

“In 14 years and 109 previous Fearless Caregiver conferences, I am hard pressed to remember an event where so many caregiving experts have joined us for the day to support area caregivers.” Says Gary Barg, Founder and Editor in Chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine and host to the Fearless Caregiver conferences .  “Boca area residents should be proud of the caliber of those leading this communities care organizations.”

Supporting the celebration are leading care organizations including The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast / Your Aging Resource Center, Humana and VITAS innovative Hospice Care, among dozens of other exhibitors and resources. More than 38,000 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.

Fearless Caregiver Conference participants will learn:
What support is available for Florida’s 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
•   To 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. 2011 schedule includes: Nashville, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Minneapolis, New Haven, Port St Lucie and other cities TBA.

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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, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Robert Urich and Clay Aiken. The digital version of the magazine is available free of charge at Caregiver

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