The agenda topics will include Veteran Caregiving, Legal and disability issues with a special focus on Grandparent Caregiving. Gary Barg, event host and Founder/Editor in Chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine and http://www.caregiver.com, will discuss concepts for successful Grandparent Caregiving at the 124th Fearless Caregiver conference. Complimentary tickets are available at Caregiver.com or 877-829-2734. Tickets include event day activities, seminars and lunch.
“It is extremely important to help the 6 million grandparent caregivers in this nation who have stepped in when their grandchildren most need their support, regardless of their own healthcare challenges or other caregiving duties they are called upon to do for their other family members.” Barg says. “We have been proud to support grandparent and kinship caregivers with recognition and support at each of our Fearless Caregiver conferences over the past fifteen years.”
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 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
• They are not alone
Who Should Attend?
• Grandparent caregivers
• Kinship Caregivers
• Children of aging parents
• Parents caring for children
• Spousal caregivers
• Long-distance 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.
Registration includes lunch: Limited free registrations are available for family caregivers online at http://www.caregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734. The Holy Trinity Reception Hall is located at 1217 Trinity Woods Lane in Maitland, Florida.