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16th Annual Fargo/Moorhead Caregiver Conference
The 16th annual Fargo-Moorhead Caregiver Conference, “The Roadmap to Organizing Your Life,” will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Hjemkomst Center located at 202 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead, Minn. This free event is open to the public and recommended for anyone who is caring for an aging loved one.
The conference, scheduled from 12:30-3:45 p.m., features expert panelists on a variety of caregiving topics. Heather Bryant, geri-primary care and dementia coordinator with the Fargo VA Health Care System, will present “Caregiver as Part of the Medical Team.” Stephen Astrup, regulatory and project counsel with Hospice of the Red River Valley, will present “An Overview of Long-Term Care Planning.” In addition, Linda Lammers, owner of Change is Good, will present “So That’s Where That Is!”
Light refreshments will be served. Area vendors also will be on-site during the event.
On-site respite care services will be available so caregivers can attend the event. Please indicate your needs when registering.
Registration is required by Oct. 30. For questions or to register, call Moorhead Parks and Recreation at (218) 299-5340.
The event is sponsored by Hospice of the Red River Valley; Lutheran Social Service Minnesota; Senior Connections; Aging Collaborative; Fargo VA Health Care System; and Aging Services, North Dakota Department of Human Services.