BRIEF: Caregiver conference coming to downtown Wilmington

Caregiver joins her striking caregivers

Caregiver joins her striking caregivers (Photo credit: Simon Oosterman)

Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Lifecare Center will present the free Live Well. Every Moment Matters community caregiver conference 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Friday (March 30) at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside in downtown Wilmington.

The event includes lunch, all materials presentations on preparing to be a caregiver, communicating with people with dementia; caring for your spirit while caring for others.

The event is targeted to individual caregivers as well as church leaders.

The conference sessions include:

Prepare to Care: What Caregivers Need to Know with Suzanne LaFollette-Black (AARP)

Finding Meaning in the Moments: Communicating with People with Dementia, Melanie Bunn (Alzheimers NC)

Keeping your Spirit Healthy when your Caregiving Duties and Responsibilities are Dragging You Down, Benjamin Pratt (Author/Speaker)

Living with Loss, Living with Hope, Susan Dunlap (Duke Divinity School).

Details: 910-796-7943.

– Amanda Greene

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