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7th Annual Caregivers Count Conference
Sat, May 6, 2017, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
The Aging Services Collaborative of Santa Clara County invites you to the 7th Annual Caregivers Count Conference. This conference is tailored specifically for family or informal caregivers who are caring for older adults. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from informative speakers as well as visit resource tables to learn about supportive services in the County.
Topics covered will include:
Self Care & Communication, Presented by Vicki Schmall, Gerontology & Training Specialist
Medication, Presented by Dr. Gary Steinke, MD
Legal Needs, Presented by Deborah Radin
*On-site care will be provided Alzheimer's Activity Center (limited spots available). For more information please call Ayanna at (669) 272-8101.
About the Presenters
Deborah Radin is a partner in the Kramer Radin, LLP law firm where the emphasis is on preventive law to ensure each estate plan is understandable and accurately reflects our clients’ wishes. She is a Certified Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. The practice concentrates on estate planning, trusts, wills, post-mortem trust administration, probate, trust management, estate dispute resolution, charitable giving, tax planning, Medi-Cal planning, elder abuse avoidance and end-of-life planning. She received her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. Before returning to the Bay Area, she practiced law in Washington, D.C. in the areas of elder law, estate planning, taxation and corporate law.
Dr. Gary Steinke co-founded the local nonprofit, Respite and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease, in 1984. Dr. Steinke's discussion will cover medications for Alzheimer’s or dementia. See his talk about what’s being done to prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia (starts at 1 min 25 sec in video). He graduated from the Temple University School of Medicine in 1971. He works in San Jose, CA and specializes in Internal Medicine - Geriatrics. Dr. Steinke.
Dr. Vicki Schmall aka “Ask Vicki” is Executive Director and Gerontology & Training Specialist with Aging Concerns in West Linn, Oregon. She is also Professor Emeritus of Oregon State University, where she worked for nearly 25 years, serving as the Director of the OSU Program on Gerontology and the Gerontology Specialist in the OSU Extension Service. She specializes in topics such as family decision-making, communication and caregiving issues; aging and health-related changes; mental health issues; sensitivity training on aging-related changes; learning and memory in later life; late-life sexuality; and instruction/curriculum design and training.
See you there!