From Harford County government:
(Bel Air, MD) – – The Geriatric Assistance and Information Network and the Harford County Department of Community Services’ Office on Aging are pleased to present the Annual Caregivers Conference – Caring for Those Who Care, on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the McFaul Activities Center, 525 West MacPhail Road in Bel Air. This year’s conference focuses on topics including becoming a caregiver, parting with possessions, how to navigate the healthcare system, estate law, caregiving tips for Alzheimer’s and Dementia, and legal issues. In addition, there will be about 40 vendors providing resource and service information available for caregivers and their loved ones.
The conference is free to the public; however, registration is required and space is limited. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. To register please call the Harford County Office on Aging at 410-638-3025. For additional conference details and registration, visit www.harfordcountymd.gov/services and click on the Caring for Those Who Care icon. Free Adult Day Care Service will be available by reservation only. Contact Karen Conkel, Family & Children’s Adult Day Service at 410-838-3222 to arrange this service.
Businesses or organizations interested in being a vendor, please contact Debra McSweeney at 443-866-3925. Vendor spaces are $150, payable by check or cash. For more information and/or to request disability-related accommodations, contact Jan Barnes (Office on Aging) at 410-638-3025 (TTY users dial 711).