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BCCAN Conference: Caregivers of Older Adults & Grandparents raising Grandchildren

Beaver County Office on Aging  is sponsoring a conference to address

Caregivers of Older Adults & Grandparents raising Grandchildren

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

9:00am to 2:30pm

Location:  The Center at the Mall inside the Beaver Valley Mall (near Planet Fitness)

·         Registration required, Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided

·         Panel of 6 presenters on various topics including:

·         The importance of caring for the caregiver, dementia, compassion and fatigue, combating frustration with coping skills, legal aspects of caregiving, sustaining physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health for the caregiver

·         Understanding social media and technology and the challenges it presents with grandchildren, utilizing technology in the classroom

·         Communicating with pre-teens and teenagers, verbal and non-verbal methods, developing positive relationships with case managers

·         Caregivers dealing with substance abuse disorders within the family

·         Local resource providers and support groups in Beaver County

Register today: name and email address for registration)

No charge, compliments of BCOA provided by Department of Aging Caregiver Support Program 

To register by phone if email is not available Contact Teresa @ 724-847-2262

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