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Partners in Aging 2010 Caregivers Symposium – Saturday, November 6, 2010 – 8-1:30- Fairview at River Club

“Caregivers – HELP IS HERE”

All too often anticipating the needs of an elderly parent or loved one is overwhelming.
One may not be sure where to even begin finding resources. This symposium will have many resources present that day so attendees can begin to gather information they need.

Breakout Sessions:

1. CHILL: STRESS MANAGEMENT AND RELAXATION TECHNIQUES

Paula Ropelewski, MS, MPS, CMT –Program Services Director, Hospice of VA

2. CARE HAVING: MAKING SELF CARE A PRIORITY

Ellen Cochran – Patient & Family Services Coordinator, ALS Association in collaboration

with Ellyn Hartzler, Homelessness Prevention Paralegal, Rappahannock Legal Services

3. HELP ME: MANAGING DIFFICULT BEHAVIORS AND HAVING AN EMERGENCY PLAN

Judy Scheibe – Retired Fredericksburg Branch Manager, Alzheimer’s Association

The mission of Partners in Aging is: To improve the quality of life of older adults in the greater Fredericksburg area by providing access to resources and programs.

This special community event is the effort of Partners in Aging, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) organization, a collaboration of area profit and non-profit organizations. Its purpose is to provide a forum for individuals caring for their aging relatives and to gather information on various community resources available to them in the Fredericksburg area.

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