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Leading Elder Care Attorney answers caregiver questions at Okeechobee Fearless Caregiver Conference
Attorney Michael D. Fowler, double board certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates and Elder Law will serve as the afternoon speaker at the Okeechobee Fearless Caregiver Conference on September 24 to be held at Indian State River College.
Family caregivers should register at FearlessCaregiver.com while the limited numbers of free scholarships are still available. Tickets are complimentary for family caregivers and are sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Okeechobee Senior Services and FearlessCaregiver.com. Registration Includes lunch: Register at FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling (877) 829-2734. Okeechobee Fearless Caregiver Conference will be held at the Indian River State College Williamson Conference and Education Center on the Dixon Hendry Campus, 2229 N.W. 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972.
Mr. Fowler is dedicated to giving back to the community and has previously received the Pro Bono Service Award from the St. Lucie County Bar Association. He served as chair of the fund-raising committee for the construction of the St. Lucie County Hospice House on Midway Road, and continues to serve as a member of the Foundation Board for Hospice of the Treasure Coast. Mr. Fowler is also a member of the St. Lucie County Advisory Board for Alzheimer's Community Care, and the Royal Palm Society Board for Heathcote Botanical Gardens.
Mr. Fowler’s firm, The Estate, Trust & Elder Law Firm assists clients with Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Advanced Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veteran's Benefits Planning, Probate / Estate Administration, Special Needs Planning, Business Formations, Adult Guardianships, and Prenuptial Agreements in Port St. Lucie, Florida as well as Okeechobee, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Fort Pierce, Stuart and Port Salerno in Martin County and St. Lucie County.
Supporting the 154th Fearless Caregiver conference are leading care organizations including Humana, Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Inc., Captel, Okeechobee Senior Services, among many others. More than 65,000 family and professional caregivers in 26 states have learned how to be a Fearless Caregiver Advocate for their loved ones, clients and themselves.
What Support Is Available For Florida Family Caregivers? The financial decisions made at the state level have enormous consequences to the two million caregivers living in 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.
“I am extremely excited that Mike Fowler will be joining us again. The family and professional caregivers at last year’s event reported how much he helped them with his answers and his accessibility. We are proud that he will be joining us again this year. I’m sure, just like last year, he will be able to help shine a light on some of the legal challenges that face the family caregivers in attendance,”
The latest stops on the 20th anniversary Fearless Caregiver conference tour in Boca Raton 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, legal experts, spiritual leaders, and healthcare experts in topics such as Alzheimer’s, MS, cancer, autism, stoke, Social Security, Medicare, diabetes, incontinence and Parkinson’s throughout the day.
Fearless Caregiver Conference participants will learn:
• What support is available for South Florida 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
• 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.