Free Caregiver Workshops:
Thursday, May 11th | 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Pflugerville Community Church
1214 Pfennig Lane, Pflugerville, TX 78660
AGE of Central Texas and the Pflugerville Community Church are partnering for a free seniors conference featuring area experts presenting seminars and workshops on aging-related topics that include memory loss, caregiving, healthcare, and legal and financial issues. The event will also include a complimentary lunch, vendor fair, and access to area senior adult and caregiver resources.
9:30 a.m.: Check in and Breakfast
10:00 a.m.: Breakout Session #1 - "Dementia 101" with aging expert Lisa Daly
11:00 a.m.: Breakout Session #2 - "Caregiving Basics" with Faith Unger, Program Director for CaregiverU
12:00 p.m.: Complimentary Lunch and Information & Resource Fair
12:30 p.m.: Keynote Presentation - "Navigating the Aging Process" with elder law attorney Virginia Sampson
An overview of the legal documents that seniors and caregivers need to have, along with a discussion of the options available to pay for long-term care.
1:30 p.m.: "Managing Medication" with Lina Supnet-Zapata, Executive Director of MIR Senior Care & Care Consultants
2017 Caregiver Lecture Series
The AGE Caregiver Lecture Series
returns every-other weekend in April on three Saturdays, April 1st through 29th, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, at The AGE Building (3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705). The free seminar series will cover legal, financial, and healthcare issues that caregivers often encounter when caring for an older loved ones.
This year's lecture series will include:
- April 1st: "5 Documents Every Caregiver Should Have” with attorney and senior adult legal expert Mark Tarrant
- April 15th: "Long-Term Care Financing and Issues” with elder law attorney and senior caregiving expert Virginia Sampson
- April 29th: "Understanding Veterans Benefits and Aid & Attendant Services” with long-term care experts Vee Cee Spear and Tami Martin
You can sign up for one or more seminars in the series, or register for all three presentations. Each seminar is free, but advance registration is required, so we can be prepared with enough materials for all attendees.
You must indicate if you want to RSVP for the free elder care respite in this form (walk-ins cannot be accepted that day).
If you need help completing your registration, please call Gailyn Trammell at (512) 600-9275.