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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Free Caregivers Conference Set for September 25th

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For Immediate Release:
September 11, 2019

For More Information:
Jermoni Dowd
Public Information Officer
Prince George’s County
Department of Family Services
301-265-8490
jkdowd@co.pg.md.us

Free Caregivers Conference Set for September 25th
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Camp Springs, MD - The Prince George’s County Department of Family Services, Aging and Disability Services Division, is sponsoring a FREE Family Caregivers Conference, “Empowering Caregivers to Care for Others” on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.  

The purpose of the Family Caregivers Conference is to provide information, support, and resources for families who face the challenge of caring for an aging parent, relative, or friend.  The conference will provide caregivers with an opportunity to increase their knowledge of services and programs available to caregivers, learn strategies to reduce caregiver stress and develop a network of resources and support. The keynote speaker will be professor, Dr. Yvonne Bronner, of Morgan State University, Department of Public Health.

The conference is open to Prince George’s County residents that are caring for an older adult or individual diagnosed with dementia.  Participants must pre-register by calling 301.265.8658 or by registering online.  Valid identification is required on the day of the event.

WHO:
Prince George’s County Department of Family Services,
Aging & Disabilities Services Division, Family Caregiving Program

WHAT:
Annual Family Caregivers Conference
“Empowering Caregivers to Care for Others”

WHERE:

Martin’s Crosswinds
7400 Greenway Center Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Check in 8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


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