Free program for caregivers! Please share the information! “SUPPORTING and EMPOWERING THE CAREGIVER” SERIES TO BE OFFERED

Free program for caregivers!  Please share the information!

 

 

“SUPPORTING and EMPOWERING THE CAREGIVER” SERIES TO BE OFFERED

 

This October and November, a special free series is being offered to those who are caring for a loved one or friend.    Caregivers may include parents, grandparents, and other family and friends.  Tasks may include anything from shopping, arranging appointments and transportation to providing total care.  YOU may be a caregiver!

 

Ann Koegler, M.A., L.S.W. of Altenheim Resource and Referral Services and Marty Cornett, RN, a national board-certified health and wellness coach from St Clairsville will be presenting a four-part series on Supporting and Empowering the Caregiver.  The program will include four Tuesday afternoons from 1:00pm – 3:00pm on October 30, November 6, 13 and 20, 2018 at First Christian Church, 1343 National Road, Wheeling WV.

 

The program will include sessions on stress management, legal concerns of the caregiver, dementia, transitioning to the levels of care in long term care, and final plans.  Each session will include a guest speaker on the subject and an activity to highlight the session’s offering.  There are NO CEU credits for this program.

 

There is no fee but pre-registration is required as seating is limited.  Please contact Ann at 304 243-0996

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Alzheimer’s Association & Dementia University

I am pleased to share with you that the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting Alzheimer’s and Dementia University for Families and Professionals in Morgantown on July 25th and that we still have registration slots available.

 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia University is a one-day conference offering CME/CEU’s for Physicians, Nurses and Social Workers.

 

We appreciate your help in spreading the word to your networks and clients/patients and their caregivers.

 

A flyer is attached, and online registration is available at this link:

Morgantown 2018 ADU Registration

WV Geriatrics: Caregiving Upcoming Conference

Upcoming conference, theme Caregiving:  Challenges and Solutions.  The cost is very reasonable, only $100 and $35 is you are a student, resident and/or fellow.  The registration includes the cost for processing the seven (7) continuing education credits, breakfast, lunch and snacks plus one year membership in the WV Geriatrics Society (WVGS) for calendar year 2019.

 

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Exhibitor opportunities available and Poster Competition.  Go to www.wvgeriatrics.org to view the announcements or download from the website.

 

Thank you, and hope to see you on September 13th.

West Virginia Counseling Association Fall 2018 Conference

West Virginia Counseling Association Fall 2018 Conference 

 

Share your talents and expertise with other West Virginia mental health professionals!  The WVCA Fall 2018 Conference will take place November 1 – 3, 2018 at the Days Hotel in Flatwoods, WV, and is offered to West Virginia Counselors, other mental health professionals, and Counseling students as an opportunity to share information, present ideas, demonstrate techniques, network, and to develop personally and professionally.  We encourage you to submit a proposal to present at the conference.  Proposals are due by Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  Proposals will be reviewed by the WVCA Conference Committee, and you will be notified of the review decision by e-mail by Wednesday, August 8, 2018.