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Fearless Caregiver Conference set

| September 21, 2012

CAMBRIDGE – The Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, will host The Fearless Caregiver Conference from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Center. This national conference has only been in Ohio once, several years ago, and has never been offered in the area, until now.

Guest speaker will be Gary Barg, author of, “The Fearless Caregiver” and editor-in-chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine. As a former caregiver, Barg has a unique insight into the stresses and problems that face caregivers on a daily basis. His presentation is educational and entertaining, as he interacts with his audience. In the afternoon, Barg will host a guest panel of local experts to answer questions from the audience. The panel will consist of Shon Gress, director of the Guernsey County Senior Center, Robin Lahmers, RN-Consumer Care Director, AAA, Dr. Dayle Snder, Ken Kohlmyer, Lincoln Financial Services, and Frank McClure-Elder Law.

The cost for the conference is $25 per person. A total of 3.5 CEU’s will be available to nurses, social workers and counselors for an additional $10 per person.  The cost of registration includes lunch and refreshments.

This event is open to the public and reservations must be received by Monday, Oct. 1. To register, contact Laurel at 1-800-932-7277 ext. 4719 or 740-435-4719. This event is sponsored in part by the Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, Area Agency on Aging, 10B, Harrison Community Hospital, Primrose Retirement Community and Acuity Specialty Hospital.

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