Impact80 Virtual Summit was created to reach as many overwhelmed and information thirsty caregivers via online technology - smart phones, tablets and computer. CareNovate Magazine team created a “Ted-Like”
The summit will start at 10 am CST (11am EST) and will take place entirely online and will stream live via the Internet. Hashtag for the event is #Impact80 and participants will be able to tweet tips, advice, resources provided by summit experts. Summit sessions will be accessed through a conference website to those who registered- http://www.impact80summit.com
“Caregivers are important to the health of our nation’s long term care system and we are proud to take part in supporting them via this free educational summit.” Dr. Erowele, Director & creator of Impact80 Summit. Caregivers can isolated by their caregiving circumstances such as tight schedules, stress, health issues, geography boundaries and traveling expenses. Impact80 Summit is free for caregivers, patients and parents.”
· By definition, a caregiver is an unpaid family member, friend, or neighbor who provides care to an individual who has an acute or chronic condition and needs assistance at home with managing a variety of tasks and complex care.
· By 2030, the over-65 population will nearly triple, dramatically impacting the health care system in the United States. Now, more than ever, caregivers represent critical members of the healthcare & long term care team.
· According to the AARP, about 62.1 million family caregivers in the United States provided care to an adult with limitations in daily activities at any given point in time. The monetary value of their unpaid contributions was about more than $450 billion.
Impact80 Virtual Summit speakers are health care and caregiving experts - clinical pharmacist, physician, mom, women & mental health advocate, a nurse who is a journalists and currently works with Dr. Oz. We have a national and international caregiving coach + pioneer in the field, Huffington Post contributors & a women's health radio show host. We have a patient who became a patient care advocate, an author of award winning health care books. We also have TedX Speaker, an inventor of an international day and Columbia University Professor.
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