2018
New Jersey
October 11, 2018
National Caregivers Conference
Health   |   Technology   |   Family Caregiver
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Who we are

The Family Resource Network is dedicated to offering individuals and their families with continuing needs the greatest opportunities, resources and services to support a full and happy life. The Network is dedicated to providing a central point of contact on caregiving issues, resulting in more effective information dissemination, increased support, awareness and advocacy.

What we do

The National Caregivers Conference is renowned for its national level speakers, workshops and exhibitors who address both individual and national issues facing the caregiver community. The 2018 National Caregivers Conference, “Health, Technology, and the Family Caregiver,” will bring innovative solutions to the increasing demand on family caregivers across the nation while showcasing exciting projects that use technology to improve the health and quality of life of caregivers and their loved ones.

Why us?

There are over 40 million family caregivers in the nation providing 24/7 care to a loved one who is aging, has a disability, has a chronic condition, or is a veteran. The National Caregivers Conference is bringing fellow leaders and influencers together who are dedicated to improving the lives of caregivers through innovation and collaboration. Join us at this annual event, and be at the forefront of a technological shift in caregiving.

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Speakers

Program

This is a one day conference on October 11, 2018.
Day 1
11 Oct 2018
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

Welcoming Remarks

C. GRACE WHITING, J.D.

Keynote Presentation

SHERRI SNELLING
10:15 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Morning Breakout Sessions

Morning Break Out Session 1

Call to Action Panel: Donna Meltzer, National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities; Connie Siskowski, American Association of Caregiving Youth; Alison Dorsey, WellCare Health Plans

Morning Break Out Session 2

Caregiving is Bad for Your Health: Let's Give Them a Break, Lois Sheaffer, REST

Morning Break Out Session 3

Using Telemedicine to Reduce Emergency Department Utilization for IDD Patients, Matthew Kaufman, MD, Station MD

Morning Break Out Session 4

My Pref App for Children with Autism, Euric Guerrero, COR Behavioral Group
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Luncheon Celebration of NJ Family Support Act

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Afternoon Break Out Session 1

Health Connections Panel: Aviva Woog, WellCare Health Plans; Kyllian Warman, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Lisa Lewis, Alzheimer's Association

Afternoon Break Out Session 2

Motivational Interviewing: A Tool for Supporting Health Change, Lazara Paz-Gonzalez, Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc.

Afternoon Break Out Session 3

Alternative Connection Panel: Thomas Chamberlain, EdLogics; Dave Duplay, Healtheo360, Anna Mittag, Life Speak

Afternoon Break Out Session 4

Living and Aging in Place: Can Your Home Handle It?, Michael Lozinski and Garth Heid, Advancing Opportunities
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Snack/Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Afternoon Panel: Caregivers Shark Tank

Location

Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 US-1, Iselin, NJ USA 08830

Tickets

Professional Rate
200.00 USD

One Day Access

Coffee Break

Lunch

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Early Bird Professional Rate
175.00 USD

One Day Access

Coffee Break

Lunch

*Early-bird rate ends August 1

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Student or Family Caregiver Rate
100.00 USD

One Day Access

Coffee Break

Lunch

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