Time: 9:30 am – 10:00 am – Welcome
Ellen Edgerly, Robin Kenney, Lorene Reagan
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Presentation
Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Brewster
Topic: “The Caregiver Journey: We're All In This Together”
Overview: “ This is not them; this is us,” Bill tells people. “ We’re all in this together.” Dr. Brewster will blend his personal caregiving experience with his professional experience as a physician to offer “lessons learned” and insights into the caregiving experience.
Time: 1:30 pm -2:00 pm – Welcome
Ellen Edgerly, Danielle Ennis
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00 pm-Presentation
Presenter: Rebecca Rule, Family Caregiver, Storyteller, Writer
Topic: “Write to Remember”
Overview: One memory leads to another; the more we remember the more we can remember. Rebecca will provide questions, exercises, and ideas for caregivers to tap into their own rich memories—sources of strength, comfort, and self-knowledge. We will write together in short, focused spurts of creativity and share our insights as time allows. Make sure you have pen and paper available to use during the presentation.
Time: 6:00 pm -6:30 pm – Welcome
Ellen Edgerly, Tina Goulet
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Presentation
Presenter: Jeannine Leclerc, ME, Educational Leadership
Topic: Caregivers, You are Essential!
Overview: This workshop provides tools for moments in time for caregivers to take care of themselves.
*Begin with Complete breath and gentle movement.
*Create caregiver Have to and Want to Lists to unstuck any of our caregiving ruts.
*Share ideas and ways to work through the challenges of caregiving.
*Finish with a body scan.
*Resources for you to have and do at your home.