Care Compass Project: Navigating the Caregiving Continuum Seminar
The CARE Compass project will serve as a quarterly network gathering for caregivers. CARE Compass is a place to gather together and obtain resources to make the journey of caregiving less stressful.
This upcoming session will be held on September 4 at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road, Bowling Green, from 11am-1pm.
AGENDA: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Generational Caregiving Diana Waugh will present on balancing caregiving roles for your grandchildren, spouses, and parents along with work and family roles. Diana Waugh, RN, BSN, CDP-Certified Dementia Practitioner. Her goal is to “open the gates” of the learners’ minds to different approaches for everyday challenges facing family member caregivers and professionals.
11:45 a.m – 12:15 p.m. Lunch sponsored by Brookdale of Bowling Green
12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. 12:15 – 1 p.m. Planning for the Future with Medicare and Medicaid. Panel Discussion: Jessica Ricker, LSW, WCCOA and Beth Boltz, LSW, Golden Care Partners.
Sponsored by WCCOA, Brookdale of Bowling Green, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Wood County Hospital, the Optimal Aging Institute at BGSU, and Golden Care Partners
The Care Compass Project is free and open to all caregivers but requires pre-registration by calling 1-800-367-4935, 419-353-5661 or emailing [email protected]. Those wanting to learn about caregiving are welcome and those who are currently caregiving are encouraged to bring their care recipients. Separate caregiving sessions are provided during the training session to those community members in need of care.
The CARE Compass Project is brought to the community by: Brookdale of Bowling Green, Wood County Committee on Aging, BGSU Optimal Aging Institute, Golden Care Partners, Ohio Living Home Health and Wood County Hospital.
Caregivers are also encouraged to join the Facebook Community: facebook.com/WoodCountyCareGiverCircle for an ongoing support community.
The mission of the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., shall be to provide older adults with services and programs which empower them to remain independent and improve the quality of their lives.
For information on programs and services, please contact the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or www.wccoa.net.