October 12, 2023
AGE of Central Texas brings back the new caregiver support conference Caregiver Training Camp on Thursday, October 12, 2023 in Sun City – Georgetown, in the Longhorn Room at the Retreat Amenity Center (1220 Cattleman’s Drive, Georgetown, TX 78633). Designed to help first-time, unpaid family members effectively care for an older adult, the free conference will assist first-time caregivers – and in particular, those living in rural areas of Central Texas – to better manage the dynamics of their new caregiving role.
- 8:30 am: Registration and Information & Resource Fair
- 9:00 am: “I’m a Caregiver, Now What?!” – AGE’s CaregiverU Program will discuss useful information about what to do early on in the caregiving journey, the importance of self-care, and different options available for respite care.
- 10:00 am: “Tackling Medical Issues” – Lina Supnet-Zapata, Executive Director for Mir Care Consultants, Inc., will address medication management, what to do in the event of an older adult’s hospitalization, and how to effectively provide home-based health care.
- 11:00 am: “The Caregiver Playbook” – AGE of Central Texas experts will discuss how to find and access area resources, creating a community of support, and answering attendees specific caregiving questions.