PRLog - Feb. 21, 2012 - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Today’s Caregiver magazine,(http://www.caregiver.com) the nation’s leading magazine for family and professional caregivers since 1995, is hosting the 114th Fearless Caregiver Conference in Palm Beach Gardens at the PGA National on Feb 23rd. The conference will also be the launch party for the magazine’s new Palm Beach and Treasure Coast edition. The local edition of the magazine will contain all the award winning content available in the national publication along with content designed to support area family and professional caregivers. Each issue of the magazine includes interviews with celebrity caregivers such as Barry Manilow, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Former senator Bob Dole, Rob Lowe, Della Reese, Leeza Gibbons and Clay Aiken. For more information visit http://www.caregiver.com.
At the Fearless Caregiver Conference, Family and professional caregivers will be able to speak with and receive caregiving advice from physicians, aging and disability experts, caregiver advocates, insurance advisors, Social Security specialists, elder law professionals, homecare and facility coordinators and support organizations. Family caregivers 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 The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach / Treasure Coast, Inc., Humana, MDVIP, and Vitas Healthcare.
“As a South Floridian, I am pleased that the conference, as well as allow caregivers to interact with leading experts will also launch the Today’s Caregiver magazine’s Palm Beach / Treasure Coast edition we are publishing in partnership with The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach / Treasure Coast, Inc. The magazine, as well as the three local Fearless Caregiver Conferences, allows us the opportunity to support caregivers throughout the year, in print, on http://caregiver.com and in person” 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, New Haven, 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.”
The Palm Beach Gardens Fearless Caregiver Conference will also host a luncheon panel of leading physicians to answer questions posed by the audience of family and professional caregivers.
What Support Is Available for Florida’s Caregivers? The financial decisions made at the state level have enormous consequences to the caregivers living in South 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.
Registration Includes Lunch: Limited free registrations are available for family caregivers online at http://www.FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734. PGA national Resort and Spa is located at 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
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 114th 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 South 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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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.com.