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, http://www.caregiver.com and veteran of 10 hurricanes. This will mark the 121st 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.
“In 17 years and 120 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.”
Supporting the celebration are leading care organizations including Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, CaptionCall, CarePlanners and MyCareConnect among dozens of other exhibitors and resources. More than 50,000 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 Connecticut’
• 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. 2012-2013 schedule includes: Nashville, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Bridgeport, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Orlando and other cities TBA.