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5th Annual United Way Caregivers Conference, Sussex County

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00am - 1:00pm
Newton Medical Center Romano Conference Center
175 High Street, Newton, NJ

For directions, please click here.

Caregiving Across the Lifespan: More Tools for Your Journey

Join United Way Caregivers Coalition for its Fifth Annual Caregivers Conference in Sussex County. This FREE event exclusively for caregivers is filled with workshops and resources that will provide critical information to help caregivers take care of themselves while also caring for their loved ones. The conference also allows opportunities for caregivers to connect with one another.

Complimentary breakfast and bagged lunch to take home will be provided.

Workshop Topics

  • Why Sleep? Presented by Joanna Hayden, PhD, CHES, Principal, Associates for Health Education and Behavior, LLC
  • Caregiving Across the Lifespan: An Open Discussion with Experts on Common Issues Faced When Caring for Loved Ones who are Aging or Living with Disabilities or Mental Illness. 

Panelists: Brianne Lermond, MSW, DAWN Center for Independent Living
Diane M. Friedberg, Senior Program Development Specialist – Aging, Sussex County Division of Senior Services
Rachel Helt, Director, Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, and Chair, Sussex County Mental Health Board
Jeri Doherty, Executive Trustee, NAMI Sussex, and Vice-Chair, Sussex County Mental Health Board

  • The Art of Relaxing with Coloring facilitated by a representative from Healing Arts at Newton Medical Center

Registration is required. Click here to register through our secure website.

This conference is being held in honor of Dr. Dorsett L. and Mary Dutcher Spurgeon who devoted their lives to helping Sussex County families.

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