Start Date: Nov. 15, 2012
Central Illinois Agency on Aging 2012 Caregiver Conference
Time: 8:00 AM
Courtyard Estates of Peoria
117 N. Western Avenue
Come join us for a day of relaxation, socialization, and information. Breakfast and lunch will be provided as well as door prizes. Spend the day learning the importance of planning for the future when providing care for a loved one. This conference will help prepare you for the next steps and to help you avoid pitfalls in your caregiving journey. You will walk away from the conference empowered with useful tools and caregiver resource guides that can be utilized in your daily life. Please contact Mitch Forrest at the Central Illinois Agency on Aging to register (309) 674-2071. Registrations due by November 9, 2012. The conference is FREE for Caregivers and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren! Professionals are welcomed $20 and $25 for CEUs. We hope to see you there!
*Keynote: John A. Schall CEO of National Family Caregiver Association
*The Importance of Advanced Directives
*Respite Care and Available Resources for CG & GRG
*Respite Resources for Caregivers offered at CIAA
*Living Well & Being Well as a Resource for Caregiver Self Care
*What to do in an emergency?
*How to approach your loved one when their driving has become unsafe?
*Being Prepared: Having a Back-up Plan
*Caregiver Resources to Address Stressors of Long Term Caregiving
*Programs & Resources to address Caregiver Stressors
*Veteran’s Needs and Their Families – Respite
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
*Family & Professional Caregivers
*Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
*Nursing Home Administrators