Posted November 10, 2007

A free caregiver conference!

Friday, November 16, 2007
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Advocate Christ Medical Center Auditorium (Use Imaging Center Entrance)
4440 W. 95th Street, Oak Lawn
(Entrance and free parking at 43rd & Kilbourn – follow signs to Imaging Center)

Are you overwhelmed from the demands of your parents, relatives and friends?  When combined with the financial and emotional stress of caring for your children and spouse, working full time and planning for your own retirement, this can create a crisis situation for families.  Learning how to balance the competing demands on your time, attention and finances now, can save you headaches in the future.  Attend the free panel discussion on planning for the future and an education fair.

To register call 800-323-8622 and ask for 1Mo4 (I have NO IDEA what that means)

Panel Discussion
10 am – noon

Experts from the fields of law, social service, medical and ethics answer the question, “What are the 3 most important things a caregiver needs to know?”

Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Noon – 1 pm

Hear author, Maya Hennessey share her experience as a family caregiver.  Maya is the author of “If I Only Had This Caregiver Book” and brings insight and humor to the caregiver experience.  Free lunch will be provided.

Educational Caregiver Fair
1pm – 2 pm

Care providers will be on hand to help you think about what you need to know as a family caregiver and introduce you to options available.

Space is limited, please call to reserve your seat.  FREE RESPITE is available, please inform the operator that you need this assistance.

This conference is brought to you by the National Family Caregivers Association, Chicago Department on Aging, Age Options, Advocate Christ Medical, Rush University

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