Seminar Offers Insight For Caregivers of Chronically Ill

By  //  July 26, 2012

Event Is Free

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Health First Aging Institute’s Center for Family Caregivers is offering a free half-day seminar called “A Day of Hope” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

“A Day of Hope” half-day seminar July 26 is designed to help caregivers of family members with chronic medical conditions. (Shutterstock image)

The seminar was developed to help those who care for a family member with a chronic medical condition and will be held at The Center for Family Caregivers, 3661 S. Babcock Street in Melbourne.

Lunch will be provided for particuipants.

Presentations include:

 • Calling all Caregivers: Take Your Oxygen First! (Presented by co-authors Drs. Jamie Huysman and Rosemary Laird)

 • The Doctors are IN — Question-and-Answer Session (followed by lunch)

Small group sessions also will be offered including:

 • Stay Healthy While Caregiving — in 30 Minutes per Day (Personalized prescription for caregiver’s health and wellness despite the challenges and stresses of caring for someone else. Presented by Rosemary Laird, MD, Board-certified Geriatrician and Medical Director of the Health First Aging Institute)

 •  Become Your Own Caregiving Coach! (A seminar to reduce caregiver burnout.  Discover your “Caregiver Coach” within! Presented by Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, CEO of International Caregivers Network) 

Call 321-434-7625 to reserve a space to attend.