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Coalition of Caring

11th Annual Caregiver’s Conference

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Courtyard Marriot,

Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH

Caregiver’s Afternoon Workshops:

Workshop E

“Is Your Bus Ready to Roll”?-Pattie Hayes, Senior Care Specialist/Founder Care Company Family Solutions, LLC

Ever wonder if you have all the information you need to make an informed decision about aging options? Navigating the world of senior care can quickly become a full-time job.  Come, learn and leave with a better understanding of how to take an active role in your future.

Workshop F

Thrive as I Grieve?  Yes, it is Possible and Necessary in Your Caregiving Role-Michael Bloom, Founder, Caregiving Without Regret.com

During this nurturing and resource filled presentation, caregivers will discover ways to:

Workshop G

Caregiver Mindfulness/Silence –Jeanine Leclerc, Educator

The use of silence (2 to 10 minutes or more) is growing because of the number of the research and articles documenting the benefits of periods of meditation.  There are many benefits that people report from even brief periods of silence and even more from the practice of mindfulness. The benefits include more ability to focus/pay attention and have less stress/anxiety.  This interaction session will introduce caregivers to two minutes of silence/meditation through the use of with 5 sensory activities.

Workshop H

Caregiving?  Absolutely!  -  Theresa Tanous

Caregivers will share solutions, struggles and gaps.  The session begins with a brief presentation.  An interactive, but structured, discussion follows, designed to identify and address common caregiving challenges and share best practices.  The presentation will cover Stages of Caregiving; Illness Trajectories; Dyad Resources; Caregiver Negotiating the Resources, Caregiver Burden.