2nd Annual CARE Conference
Connecting and Advocating | Respite for Everyone
The CARE Conference theme this year is
"The 3 R's of RESPITE - Refresh ~ Reflect ~ Recharge"
Friday, May 9, 2014
8:00am to 3:00pm
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel 181 Boston Post Road West Marlborough, MA
The conference is FREE for any family caregiver. The day's events will include continental breakfast, lunch, keynote speakers, breakout workshops, exhibitors, information, relaxation - a day of respite! Supplemental financial assistance to cover respite expenses for caregivers to attend the conference is available on a limited basis - email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application. We hope you can join us for this great event!
Are you a family caregiver for a loved one with special needs, a chronic illness, or a disability? PLEASE JOIN US !!!
Who is a Caregiver?
You or someone you know is a caregiver.
Caregivers provide around the clock assistance for a family member, loved one, or other individual with a disability, chronic illness or life-changing injury.
What is Respite?
Respite services, planned or emergency, provide caregivers a needed break from their ongoing responsibilities, enabling them to keep their family unit intact and healthy.
To be most effective, you should consider respite services much earlier than you think you will need them. Respite will be most helpful if you use it before you become exhausted, isolated, and overwhelmed by your responsibilities.
Respite services can be beneficial, meaningful, and enjoyable to both the caregiver and the care receiver. Lifespan respite acknowledges that families looking for respite services share a common need regardless of the age or diagnosis of the individual that requires care.
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