PRLog (Press Release) - Oct. 25, 2011 - Today’s Caregiver magazine, http://www.caregiver.com, the nation’s leading magazine for family and professional caregivers since 1995, is hosting the 113th Fearless Caregiver Conference in Tampa at Higgins Hall on November 9th. Family and professional caregivers interested in speaking with and getting caregiving advice from aging and disability experts, caregiver advocates, insurance advisors, Social Security specialists, elder law professionals, homecare and facility coordinators and support organizations can register for the limited number of complimentary caregiver tickets that are still available for the full-day seminar and exhibitions. Registration includes lunch and is available by calling (877) 829-2734 or by going online to http://www.FearlessCaregiver.com. The event is presented by West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Humana, WellMed and MoLift, Inc.
Speakers announced for the Tampa Fearless Caregiver Conference on November 9th include:
• Dr. Scott Latimer, M.D., MPH, MBA President of Humana Central / North Florida Senior Products
• Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CAP Professional Issues editor, Today’s Caregiver magazine
• Carol McFarlane, VA Caregiver Support Program
• Katherine Goosney, West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging
“I am extremely excited that so many leading experts will be joining us. We always are in awe of the work of the Area Agency on Aging and the VA caregiver coordinators. I have seen Dr. Latimer really connect with an audience and what can I say about Dr. Jamie? We have been friends and colleagues for nearly 20 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 Port St. Lucie, Minneapolis, and Nashville 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 on topics such as Alzheimer’s, MS, cancer, autism, stroke, Social Security, Medicare, diabetes, incontinence and Parkinson’s throughout the day.”
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Registration Includes Lunch: Limited free registrations are available for family caregivers online at http://www.FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734. Higgins Hall is located at 5225 North Himes Avenue, Tampa.
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 113th 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 Central 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
• How 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.
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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.com.