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The goal of this Caregiving Heroes one-day seminar is to provide support and education to family caregivers who are assisting loved ones with aging or other concerns. Loved ones may live near or far, independently, in facilities or with family. By educating individuals about aging issues and concerns, costs and funding, and offering information about local resources, caregivers are empowered to make informed decisions.

The caregiving journey is different for each family, but realizing that many others are also making that journey strengthens the ability to cope and reduces the isolation that can accompany caregiving.

At the seminar, credentialed professionals will present an overview of topics ranging from legal considerations, finances, eldercare services, home alternatives, dementia, hospice, caregiver support and more.

Date:   Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time:   9 am – 3 pm
Place:  Ministry Center of First United Methodist Church Coppell, 425 S. Heartz Road, Coppell, TX 75019
Cost:   $10, includes lunch

Registration open:  January 1 – February 3, 2020 (click here to register)

Limited to 200 attendees

For more information:  CaregivingHeroesGroup@gmail.com


 
Seminar Presenters

Candy Sheehan – Master of Ceremonies
(Former Mayor of Coppell)

Steven A. Early, attorney, CFP
Early Law Firm

Nelly Garcia, MS, ACN
Alzheimer’s Association
Brain Change 101

Carol Franzen MS, LMSW, AP, CMC
Certified Geriatric Care Manager
Dallas Care Connection

John Alagood, CSA, CPA, CDP
Owner/Senior Care Authority of DFW

Sherie Killgo, Independent Licensed Agent
Benefit Wise Insurance

Diane Piper, MS
Stephen Ministry Leader
Ministry Lead, Eldercare Support, St. Ann Catholic Parish

Dannelle LeBlanc, CSA
CareGiver Transitions

Jimmie Stapleton
Ardent Hospice

Diane Walker and Marilyn Horton
Leaders of Caregiving Heroes
First United Methodist Church Coppell