Free Family Caregivers Conference on Nov. 18

“Resilience: Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow” is the theme of the 13th annual Washington County Family Caregivers Conference. The conference will be Nov. 18 from 9am–2:30pm at Tuality Health Education Center, 334 SE 8th Ave, Hillsboro. The conference is free for family caregivers. Lunch is included.  

Topics will include legal considerations for caregivers, finding joy and connection through the journey, communication and memory impairment, emergency preparedness, and paying for long-term care when funds are limited.

Author Bonnie Nester will present the keynote “Self-Care is Not Selfish.” Nester, once a caregiver for her mother, wrote Moments This Good: The Softer Side of Alzheimer’s.

This event is sponsored by Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Family Caregiver Support Program and Tuality Healthcare, with support from the Law Offices of Nay and Friedenberg, Adeo In Home Care, Home Instead Senior Care and PDX Elite Care Inc.

Registration is required by calling 503-846-3089.

Posted on October 19, 2016 .