Tips and Tools for Caregivers by p0mk8


									Thank you to our                                   Tips and Tools for
generous sponsors:                                    Caregivers
                                                       A special conference
                                                          for caregivers

                                                Friday, November 6, 2009
                     Waterloo, IA 50704-0388

                                               Cedar Valley Community Church
                                                  3520 Ansborough Avenue
                                                     Waterloo, IA 50701
                     P.O. Box 388

                                                          Sponsored by
            Tips and Tools                               Schedule of Events                                   Registration
            for Caregivers                               November 6, 2009                                      Required

Whether you are caring for a spouse, looking     8:00-8:30    Registration/Refreshments         Registration deadline is October 30, 2009.
after a parent, loved one or neighbor, this      8:30-9:00    Welcome and Announcements         Space is limited. Cost to attend this conference
conference is for you! Hawkeye Valley Area                    Paula Krueger, Executive          is $10 per person. Please complete this
Agency on Aging understands how stressful                     Associate, Iowa Association of    registration card and return it along with your
caregiving can be and we want to help! “Tips                  Area Agencies on Aging            payment to:
and Tools for Caregivers” is a day for you to    9:00- 9:15   Chris Carter, KWWL News               Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging
take a break, relax with other caregivers and                 Anchor and Familly Caregiver             2101 Kimball Avenue, Ste. 320
learn some valuable information to help you in                                                              Waterloo, IA 50702
                                                 9:15 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker
your caregiving role.                                                                                  319-272-1767 or 877-538-0508
                                                              Gary Barg, CEO and Editor In
                                                              Chief Today’s Caregiver           Name :
                     Keynote Presentation                     Magazine and Panel of Experts
                     “On Becoming a              10:30-10:45 Break
                      Fearless Caregiver”        10:45-11:15 Gary Barg…Continued                Address:
                     Presented by                11:15-12:30 Lunch provided by Valley
                     Gary Barg, CEO                          Services
                     and Editor in Chief of      12:30-1:30 Gadgets and Gizmos
                     Today’s Caregiver                      Gary Johnson, Iowa Program for
                     Magazine                               Assistive Technology (IPAT)
                                                 1:30-2:00    Minimizing Harm From              City:
Gary Barg is a noted speaker, writer                          Medications - James Hoehns,
and publisher on caregiving issues. His                       Clinical Pharmacist
enthusiastic, empathetic, and inspirational      2:00-3:00    Therapeutic Laughter              State:                        Zip:
presentation will lead you through a journey                  Debbi Cooper, IA Department of
that includes motivating personal stories                     Public Health
and tools such as The Fearless Caregiver                                                        Phone:
                                                 3:00-3:30    Closing/Handouts
Manifesto, The Reverse Care List and The
Family Carelist. Gary will help you learn how
                                                 Exhibitors will be available during breaks
to receive the best the healthcare system has    and lunch with valuable information for        E-mail:
to offer, to become a respected member of        participants. Bring a medication list or bag   Please make checks out to:
your loved one’s care team and that caring for   of medication for review at the “Brown Bag
                                                 Pharmacy Review” during breaks.                Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging or
yourself is Job One for any caregiver.

        For information on respite care for your loved one please call the Senior Help Line at 319-272-1767 or 877-538-0508.

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