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Williamson County Caregiver Conference

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Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center

1209 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road

Round Rock, TX 78664

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Discover local resources, acquire skills to better manage their caregiving situation, and connect with other caregivers and local experts

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The 6th Annual Williamson County Caregiver Conference returns to the Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center (1209 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock, TX 78664) on Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sponsored by AARP Texas, the free annual event was created to help ease the challenges of caring for an aging family member by providing unpaid caregivers with relevant information and vital resources. Attendees will discover local resources, acquire skills to better manage their caregiving situation, and connect with other caregivers and local experts on aging. The day also includes workshops on topics related to caregiving, with experts available for questions.

This year's This year’s Conference features a keynote presentation by Amanda Fredriksen, Associate State Director of Advocacy for AARP Texas. Amanda will discuss state and federal advocacy efforts underway to support family caregivers, the impact to family caregivers of recent state and federal legislation, and how people can get involved in championing caregiving. Issues Amanda will cover include the CARE Act, nursing home quality, funding for respite care, and more.

Registration for the Williamson County Caregiver Conference is free, and includes all presentations, resources, and lunch. Participants must pre-register by visiting http://TinyURL.com/WilcoCC2019. Registration is now open and space is limited.

Free older adult respite will also be available during the Conference at the AGE Thrive Social & Wellness Center, located at 475 Round Rock West Drive, #120. Requests for respite care can be made by calling (512) 600-9275 before Wednesday, September 18th.

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