Ottumwa Family Caregiver Conference

Family and friends who care for relatives and friends are invited to talk with exhibitors and hear speakers at the Family Caregiver Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 4 at Great Prairie Area Education, 2814 N. Court St., Ottumwa. There is no charge to attend but reservations are requested by October 23.

Keynote speakers will present at 9:15 and 10:30am respectfully. Joe Sample, Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging, will present information on caregiving at the end-of-life; navigating healthcare and managing difficult decisions. John Krusenstjerna, owner of CTS Cleaners, will speak on hoarding behaviors and what caregivers can do.

Caregivers will learn about services and programs as they visit exhibit tables of providers and organizations who serve the Ottumwa area. Also provided are light refreshments, spa time and door prizes.

The event is sponsored by Milestones Area Agency on Aging with the space provided by Great Prairie Area Education. For more information, or to reserve your spot, call Joan at 641-684-1016. Click her for a flyer.