Annapolis, MD (January 15, 2014) - Family and professional caregivers, social workers, nurses and others can get information and access resources at the 22nd annual Caregivers’ Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard in Hanover, MD.
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is once again teaming up with organizations and facilities to provide a day filled with useful and educational materials for both informal caregivers and professionals in the field. Topics will provide caregivers with information and practical tools.
Caregivers will have the opportunity to network with fellow caregivers. Vendors from local agencies and businesses will attend to share resources and information to assist caregivers with their needs.
Lon Kieffer, aka DOC – Defender of Caregivers, will open the day with a lively presentation. During workshop sessions, speakers will discuss veterans benefits, legal planning information, palliative care, resources for kinship caregivers, and much more. Rosie the Riveter, portrayed by critically acclaimed actress Mary Ann Jung, will close out the day with an interactive skit affirming caregivers’ “can do” attitudes.
Planning partners include Active Day Centers of Annapolis and Pasadena, Alzheimer’s Association, Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services, Gero-Resources LLC, Home Instead Senior Care, and Somerford Place Annapolis.
Active Day Center of Pasadena will provide free adult day care for conference attendees.