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2019 Caregiving Symposium

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM (MDT)

2019 Caregiving Symposium

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Donations (gratefully accepted) 638 Tickets 2d 20h 30m Free  
Morning and Afternoon Sessions   more info 146 Tickets Ended Free  
Talleres en español 43 Tickets 2d 20h 30m Free  
Sign up here to receive a call regarding financial assistance for respite care-so that you can attend this event   more info 14 Tickets 2d 20h 30m Free  

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The CAREGIVING SYMPOSIUM, brought to you by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, is the annual educational and support event for family caregivers of older adults (and for the general public), which features a large resource fair, workshops on caregiving topics, complimentary refreshments, and more. (Scroll down past the event sponsors to see the full agenda after April 1.) You may choose to register for one of the following sessions: 

  • morning session: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 pm.

               Or

  •  afternoon session: 12:30 - 4:15 p.m (topics from morning repeated)

               Or

  •   Talleres en Español 9:30 a.m.  - 2:30 p.m.

*Para inscribirse en talleres que se ofrecen en español por favor llame al 303-441-1685. Se ofrecen talleres en inglés (no habrá traducción). Registración empieza a las 8:30 a.m.

Registration is free, though pre-registration by May 15.  (Walk ins may be allowed, space permitting.)  Assistance for respite care (substitute elder care) is available.

Register above for respite assistance, and you will recieve a call back with further information. For general information, contact Juliette Kershner, BCAAA at 303-678-6116 or InfoCaregiver@bouldercounty.org

 Reasonable accomodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact Julia Yager, Boulder County ADA Coordinator, or the BC Human Resources Division, at 303-441-3525, at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Public Transportation: If it is feasible for you, we recommend taking advantage of public transportation in getting to this event. RTD's JUMP has scheduled stops at  both 55th and Arapahoe, and 63rd and Arapahoe, and one can request a stop between these two,  at Oreg and Arapahoe. From here it is a very short walk (400 feet) to the JCC.

Directions to the Jewish Community Center (JCC): The JCC is at 6007 Oreg Ave, in Boulder. To get there turn south onto Oreg Ave from Arapahoe, between 55th and 63rd. The JCC will be on your right. There will be some parking at the JCC with parking attendants to guide you, as well as remote parking at the Flatirons Golf course. Buses will be available to transport those parking at the golf course, back and forth to the JCC.  Please allow extra time for parking and bus transport to the event, should you need to park remotely.

Directions to remote parking at Flatirons Golf Course: The golf course is located 0.7 miles West of the JCC, at 5706 Arapahoe Ave.

Once you arrive at the JCC, please use the main entrance in the middle of the building, facing Oreg Ave.

 

Sponsored by:Sponsor logosAccent Home Health, Palliative and Hospice, Accessible Systems, Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado, Audio Information Network, Brandon Fields, PC, Bright Health, Broomfield Skilled Nursing and Rehab, CarePartners Counseling, Certainty Home Loans, Community Neuropsychology, P.C., Cultivate, Dignity Homecare LLC, Division of Insurance – SHIP, Home Instead Senior Care, HomeWatch Caregivers, The HOPE Coalition of Boulder County, Meals on Wheels of Boulder County, The Peaks Care Center, Seniors Resource Team, Touching Hearts at Home, Visiting Angels of Boulder County

 


 

AGENDA    

We are hosting a lively agenda full of workshops and speakers for you to choose from. Session spaces vary in size, and how many they will accommodate, as indicated below. Each workshop lists the room where it will be held. First come, first seated.

 

Levin Hall: accommodates up to 150

L130: accommodates up to 65

F168: accommodates up to 45

Board Room: accommodates up to 30

Room 200: accommodates up to 45

Fitness Room: accommodates up to 20 for meditation sitting on a cushion, and up to 35 for movement session

 

Morning Session:

 

8:30 a.m. - Check in for those registered for the morning session

 

                - Resource Fair Opens

 

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. - Workshops (choose one)

 

How Technology Can Support Caregivers - moderated by Jon Young, President of the Aging Services Foundation Board, with panel members including Karen Brown with Aging 2.0 , Estefania Coral with the Center for People with Disabilities, and Mel Schulman with Senior Technology Solutions of Colorado (Levin Hall).

 

How to Help While Dancing with "NO"  (On navigating family caregiving for a person with some level of dementia, who is resistant to accepting the care you feel they need.) Megan Carnarius, RN, NHA, LMT, Owner of Memory Care Consulting (L130).

 

You're Still a Caregiver: How to Be a Caregiver for Someone in Long Term Care - Brandy Queen, LPC, Seniors Counseling and Resource Education Coordinator, Longmont Senior Services, and Erica Corson, Elder Rights Program Manager and Long-Term Care Ombudsman (F168).

 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors - Brenda Garung, Alzheimer's Association of Colorado (Room 200).

 

10:15- 11 a.m. - Workshops (choose one)

 

Role With It: Family Dynamics in Caregiving - Ralph Patrick, Director of the Greater Boulder Region of the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado, and Jim Macris, LCSW and owner of CarePartners Counseling (Levin Hall).

 

Where to Start: Caregiving 101 - moderated by Amy Payan, Senior Resource Specialist, Longmont Senior Center, with panelists including Dinah Pollard, Resource Specialist, Lafayette Senior Services, and Joann Burton, Caregiver Educator and Consultant, along with experienced family care givers:both local and long distance (L130).

 

Palliative Care, Hospice, and PACE: the right services at the right time - Shirley Huang, MD, MBA, FACP, TRU PACE Medical Director, Board-Certified in Geriatric Medicine, John Massone, MD, TRU Hospice Palliative Care Medical Director (F168).

 

Recognizing Depression and Suicide Risk in Older Adults - Carol Spar, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Kathy Valentine, HOPE Coalition of Boulder County Chairperson (Room 200).

 

Mindfulness Practice for Caregiving – Kathy Emery, LPC, Tammy McKaskle, LPC, and Karen Sumey, LCSW, Clinical Supervisors with Windhorse Elder Care (Fitness Room: with 15 sitting cushions for meditation practice, and 10 chairs in this room).

 

11:30 a.m.  - 12:15 p.m.   Workshops (choose one)

 

Substitute Decision Making and the Caregiver: Powers of Attorney, Guardianship, and Conservatorship - Rick Romeo, Elder Law Attorney, Vincent, Romeo & Rodriguez (Levin Hall).

 

Intimacy: The Silent Casualty - A talk about the often not discussed, but vitally importand subject of intimacy and sexuality, as they impact family caregivers and older adults. - Jessica O'Leary, Gerontologist, Care Coordinator with Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care (L130).

 

Finding Joy and Resilience in the Caregiving Journey - Nadine Roberts Cornish, Author, Coach, Consultant (F168).

 

Re-Thinking How We Die: The Role of an End of Life Doula - Colleen Sinclair, End of Life Doula, Options Counselor, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging.

 

Science, Fitness, Vitality and Fun - Laura Olinger, Owner and Creator of Vintage Moves, Aquatics Fitness Professional, and Ageless Grace Educator (Fitness room: A movement and information session). 

 

Talleres en Español/Workshops in Spanish:

 

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.  - Check in for Workshops in Spanish

 

10:30 - 11:40 a.m. - Morning Workshop in Spanish

 

 La Planificación para la Etapa Final de la Vida - Veronica Garcia, Senior Resource Specialist for the Longmont Senior Center, Advisory Committee member and presenter for the Latino End of Life Project (Board Room).

 

 11:40 a.m. - 1 p.m. - visit Resource Fair and complimentary snacks

 

 1 - 2:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshop in Spanish

¿Cómo lo hace nuestra familia? - a panel conversation moderated by Myrna Cuevos, Senior Resource Special, City of Boulder, panelists include Roberto Rivero, Aging and Disability Resouce Center, Bilingual Counselor and Guio Bravo, Lead Medicare  Counselor for Boulder County Area Agency on Aging and long-distance caregiver, Monica Londono, Manager and Owner of Seniors Helping Seniors and Volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association, and a local family caregiver(Board Room). 

 

Afternoon Session:

 

12:30 p.m. - Check in for the afternoon session

 

1 - 1: 45 p.m. - Workshops (choose one)

 

How Technology Can Support Caregivers - moderated by Jon Young, Aging Services Foundation Board Member, with panel members including Karen Brown with Aging 2.0 , Estefania Coral with the Center for People with Disabilities, and Mel Schulman with Senior Technology Solutions of Colorado, and a consumer using technology to aid with low-vision (Levin Hall).

 

How to Help While Dancing with "NO(On navigating family caregiving for a person with some level of dementia, who is resistant to accepting the care you feel they need.)  - Megan Carnarius, RN, NHA, LMT, Owner of Memory Care Consulting (L130).

 

You're Still a Caregiver: How to Be a Caregiver for Someone in Long Term Care - Brandy Queen, LPC, Seniors Counseling and Resource Education Coordinator, Longmont Senior Servicies, and Erica Corson, Elder Rights Program Manager and Long-Term Care Ombudsman (F168).

 

Re-Thinking How We Die: The Role of an End of Life Doula - Tina Walker, End of Life Doula, Owner of Dignity HomeCare (Room 200).

 

Mindfulness Practice for Caregiving – Kathy Emery, LPC, Tammy McKaskle, LPC, and Karen Sumey, LCSW, Clinical Supervisors with Windhorse Elder Care (Fitness Room: with sitting cushions for meditation practice, no chairs in this room).

 

2:15 - 3 p.m. - Workshops (choose one)

 

Role With It: Family Dynamics in Caregiving - Ralph Patrick, Director of the Greater Boulder Region of the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado, and Jim Macris, LCSW and owner of CarePartners Counseling (Levin Hall).

 

 

Where to Start: Caregiving 101 - moderated by Amy Payan, Senior Resource Specialist, Longmont Senior Center, with panelists including Dinah Pollard, Resource Specialist, Lafayette Senior Services, and Joann Burton, Caregiver Educator and Consultant, along with experienced family care givers:both local and long distance (L130). 

 

Palliative Care, Hospice, and PACE: the right services at the right time - Shirley Huang, MD, MBA, FACP, TRU PACE Medical Director, Board-Certified in Geriatric Medicine, John Massone, MD, TRU Hospice Palliative Care Medical Director (F168).

 

Recognizing Depression and Suicide Risk in Older Adults - Carol Spar, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Kathy Valentine, HOPE Coalition of Boulder County Chairperson (Room 200).

 

Science, Fitness, Vitality and Fun -  Laura Olinger, Owner and Creator of Vintage Moves, Aquatics Fitness Professional, and Ageless Grace Educator (Fitness room: A movement and information session). 

 

3:30 - 4:15 p.m. - Workshops (choose one)

 

Substitute Decision Making and the Caregiver: Powers of Attorney, Guardianship, and Conservatorship - Alice Ierley, Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney, Brown and Ierley (Levin Hall).

 

Intimacy: The Silent Casualty - A talk about the often not discussed, but vitally importand subject of intimacy and sexuality as they impact family caregivers and older adults. - Jessica O'Leary, Gerontologist, Care Coordinator with Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care (L130).

 

Finding Joy and Resilience in the Caregiving Journey - Nadine Roberts Cornish, Author, Coach, Consultant (F168).

 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors - Brenda Garung, Alzheimer's Association of Colorado (Room 200).

 

 Resource Fair closes at 3:30        

 

 




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Boulder Jewish Community Center (JCC)
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM (MDT)


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