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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wake County Commons, Raleigh, North Carolina
        The North Carolina Respite Care Coalition
     

    and the

    North Carolina Lifespan Respite Project


    invite you to the
        
             North Carolina Lifespan  
    Respite Planning Summit

        June 18, 2015
            9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
     
        Wake County Commons, Room 100 B/C
    4011 Carya Drive
    Raleigh, NC

      
       
    Please join us for this important 
    statewide event.

    The Lifespan Respite Planning Summit is a special one-day event for family caregivers representing all ages and disabilities, government agencies, statewide organizations, community and faith-based agencies, respite providers, and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) partner agencies.

    Join us June 18, 2015, for this FREE working meeting to learn more about Lifespan Respite in North Carolina. Help us educate everyone across the state about the need for respite and share your voice on ways to improve the accessibility and sustainability of respite for family caregivers.
       
    The Lifespan Respite Care Program was authorized by Congress in 2006 under Title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C 201). Lifespan Respite Care programs are coordinated systems of accessible, community-based respite care services for family caregivers of children and adults of all ages with special needs. The North Carolina Lifespan Respite Project and North Carolina Respite Care Coalition are working together to expand, enhance, coordinate and sustain respite care for families across the state.
     
        
     

    Register

    The Lifespan Respite Planning Summit is free, but registration at this site is required.  Space is limited, so register here soon!    

    For more information

    Contact  Linda Kendall Fields at lkfields17@gmail.com for more information.


    Event Location and Map

    Wake County Commons, Room 100 B/C, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC  27610


        
     


     

     
    With support from:  
     
          
     
    This project is supported, in part, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. These contents, however, do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.     
    • Thursday, July 16, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (MDT)
    • Quality Inn, Clarkson, WA
        The Idaho Caregiver Alliance

    invites you to the
        
        Idaho Lifespan  
    Respite Stakeholder Summit

        July 16, 2015
        8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 
     
        Quality Inn
    700 Port Drive
    Clarkston, WA 99403
      
       
    Please join us for this important statewide event.

    The Lifespan Respite Summit is a special one-day event for government agencies, Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs), statewide organizations, community and faith-based agencies, respite providers, and family caregivers representing all ages and disabilities.

    Join us July 16, 2015, for this FREE working meeting to learn more about Lifespan Respite in Idaho. Help us educate everyone across the state about the need for respite and share your voice on ways to improve the accessibility of respite for our caregivers.

       
    The Lifespan Respite Program, funded by the US Administration for Community Living, was established to help states expand, enhance, and coordinate respite services. The Idaho Caregiver Alliance works to meet these goals and serve all family caregivers. This LSR program includes families, individuals, and children affected by developmental disabilities, other disabilities, mental health issues, aging, chronic illness or individuals at risk for abuse or neglect.
     
        
     

    Register

    The Lifespan Respite Summit is free, but registration at this site is required.  Space is limited, so register here soon!

        
    Agenda

    8:00 – 8:30 am Registration, Breakfast

    8:30 – Noon Welcome and Introductions

    Respite from a Caregiver’s Perspective, featuring a panel

    of family caregivers caring for people across the lifespan

    What can Idaho do for caregivers?

    What can we learn from one another?

    12:00 Lunch / Learn about caregiving resources

    12:45 - 3: 00 pm Engaging Collaborative Partners

    Synergies, Strategies, Solutions

    Goals for Respite and Caregiver Support in Idaho

    3:30 Adjourn

    For more information

    Travel & conference scholarships are available as well as some financial assistance for respite care. Contact  Pam Catt-Oliason at 208.334.3833 ext. 225  for more information:


    Event Location and Map

    Quality Inn, 700 Port Drive, Clarkston, WA 99403


        
        
     


     

     
    With support from:  
     
          
     
    This project is supported, in part, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. These contents, however, do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.     

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