2022 Caregiver Conference Offers Support Resources
Are you the caregiver for a family member or close friend with a serious health condition? Are you in need of resources to equip yourself with the tools to understand the challenges that accompany this labor of love? Did you know that nearly 900,000 unpaid family caregivers in our state provide 80% of the services their loved ones need to remain in home for as long as possible?
Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources, in collaboration with the Health Care Providers Council are holding a 2022 Pierce County Caregiver Conference as a half-day virtual event on Saturday, Aug. 13. This conference is open to both paid and unpaid family caregivers. Advance registration is required and there is no charge for you to attend this event. Sign up using the link below:
Register online: https://bit.ly/3xXwkcW
Join by phone: 253-215-8782 or 888-788-0099
Webinar ID: 942 9840 2625
The conference will run from 9 a.m. to noon featuring the following 30-minute workshops:
- Planning Ahead for Long Term Care
- Attaining and Maintaining Boundaries
- Connected CARE – Local Resources for Caregiver Support
- Caregiver Stress, Frustration and Guilt
Handouts, workshop materials, caregiving tools and community resources will be available online before and after the conference. Paid, in-home caregivers may qualify for up to four hours of continuing education (CE) credits from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
More information can be found online at www.PierceCountyWA.gov/Caregiver. For more information about the presentations or to register by phone, call the Pierce County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) at 253-798-4600 or 800-562-0332.