"Caregiver Conference 2009 brochure"
About the Conference 2009 This family and professional caregiver 2008 Attendees Said . . . ANNUAL conference honors the strength and courage it takes to care for someone in “Excellent! In all ways. Thank you!” CAREGIVER need. This conference provides an uplifting and supportive atmosphere where both “This was a helpful conference ... CONFERENCE professional and family caregivers learn more about enhancing care of their loved Would like to attend next year.” ones, patients and themselves. “Learned a lot about needs and “CELBRATING THE SPIRIT what can be done.” OF CAREGIVERS” “I really enjoyed the conference. It For more conference information, contact the Council on Aging was nice to get away from home for FOR FAMILY AND at (608) 758-8455. the day.” PROFESSIONAL CAREGIVERS “Would attend again next year.” Keynote Speaker “It was very informative and MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2009 Mary Pierce well presented. Hope I can 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. attend next year.” PONTIAC CONVENTION CENTER 2809 PONTIAC DR., JANESVILLE Mary Pierce, humorist and author, has been offering hilarious and positive motivational messages to audiences since 1996. Mary has worked as a stockbroker, teacher, radio co-host and corporate trainer. She and her husband share their home with Mary’s “The only courage that matters is the kind 95-year-old mother. Find out more about that gets you from one minute Mary’s book “When Did I Stop Being Barbie to the next.” Presented by: and Become Mrs. Potato Head,” and her The Rock County Council other services at www.laughlady.com. Mary “Hope is the feeling we have that the on Aging and the Rock will have books for sale at the conference. County Community feeling we have is not permanent.” Partnerships for Older Mignon McLaughlin (1913-1983) Adults Committee Afternoon Schedule of Events REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Morning Schedule of Events *Attendees Should Choose One NOVEMBER 4, 2009 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Check-In Selection Per Session 9:00 a.m. Welcome PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.* *Attendees Should Choose One Selection Per Session G. Handling Grief Through The Holidays ___ Family Caregiver - Half day, No lunch; $5 Fran Coan-Meredith, HospiceCare Inc. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.* ___ Family Caregiver - Full day, Lunch $10*** H. Home Health Services and Medicare A. Understanding the Grief of Illness Deb Jacobson, Home Health United ___ Professional Caregiver - Half day; No Lunch $15 Sandi Elmer, HospiceCare Inc. I. Working With Modified Diets ___ Professional Caregiver - Full day, Lunch; $30 B. Become a Champion Advocate Amy Ramsey, Department of Health Matt Rohloff, Ombudsman Services Bureau of Aging and Disability Name: ___________________________________ Resources C. Fall Prevention with “Stepping On” Company: _________________________________ Joyce Lubben, Rock County Council 2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break on Aging Address: __________________________________ 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.* 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break City/State/Zip: ______________________________ J. Ethics in the Trenches - Are There 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.* Boundaries?** E-mail: ___________________________________ Marianne Ewig, September Managed Care D. Essential Legal Documents for Later Years, Inc. I am attending: _____ full day conference OR Mike Vogel, Vogel Law Firm, Ltd. (Certificate of completion will be provided _____ morning only OR E. Healthy Minds/Active Minds for license education credits this session) _____ afternoon only Joelle Wickus, Lutheran Social Services K. Communicating With Your Healthcare I heard about this event via: ___________________ F. Tips and Tools for Easier Home Care Professional Virginia Wyss, Parish Nurse and ____ Yes, I will need respite care for my loved one.*** Therapy Staff, Mercy Health System Tammy Pence, Alzheimer’s Support Center Please contact me at: _______________________ 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet L. Creating Moments of Joy I am caring for my: __________________________ 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Mary Pierce Keynote Address ***Respite Care Funding Available: A limited number of 3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closing “The Joy of Connection” Mary Pierce conference scholarships, respite and transportation Inspiration and Door Prize Giveaways funding opportunities are available to eligible family Stop by the vendor fair during caregivers. Request funding by contacting the Rock the conference! County Council on Aging at (608) 758 - 8455. Mail registration form (copy as needed), **The content of this session is and check or money order payable to: intended for social workers and Rock County Council on Aging healthcare professionals. Attn: Julie 51 S. Main St., Janesville, WI 53545 Questions? Call Julie at (608) 758-8455