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Conference designed for caregivers

Conference designed for caregivers Conference designed for caregivers

Caregiver Conference offers keynote speakers, breakout sessions Families, friends and even professionals caring for others can use a hand. Join fellow caregivers and experts to learn about self-care, managing stress, senior care, estate planning and so much more during Caregiver Conference – a conference for all caregivers.

“Our goal is to increase knowledge and awareness to support and strengthen ourselves for today and future self-care and caregiving abilities if and when needed,” said Debbie Lauer, post-acute care director for Hospital Sisters Health System hospitals in Wisconsin. “We look forward to connecting with our community either at the in-person event or throughout November with the online virtual sessions.”

The event will be in-person from 2 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, and will offer a virtual element with Microsoft Teams sessions throughout November. The conference will be held at the CVTC Business Education Center, 620 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire. Visit to register for the event.

Understanding about power of attorney for health care, understanding estate planning, continuum of care and life with dementia can be daunting. Allow experts like Lisa Wells, dementia care specialist with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County, to help.

“This is an opportunity to give caregivers a wellneeded break and for them to speak with experts in the field as well as other caregivers,” Wells said. “Our goal is to prepare people for the journey of caregiving and increase knowledge and skills for caregivers.”

COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the inperson event, including masking indoors and physically distancing when possible.

Lisa Wells