Are you in your 40’s – 60’s and responsible for your parents’ wellbeing and future?
AT NANAIMO’S FAMILY CAREGIVER SYMPOSIUM WE HELP YOU CARING FOR YOUR PARENTS!
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We are proud & blessed to present the first Nanaimo’s Family Caregiver Symposium taking place on October 19, 2019, from 9 – 5.30 pm.
Attend the symposium if you:
- Are overwhelmed with caregiving
- Desperately want help but don’t know where to turn to
- Face tough decisions and wonder how to carry on
- Mourn the relationship that you once had
- Feel you lost control over your own life
- Have no plan for your worries.
When we care for a family member, we struggle to share honestly about our experiences. Our symposium is designed to help you, support you, empower and inspire you!
You will discover that you are not alone and have the opportunity to connect and share with other caregivers in your community. You will go home with tools, strategies and information that will make your caregiving journey more effective and fulfilling.
All those things that you didn’t know exist…
We feature family caregivers and former family caregivers as presenters and panellists.
What you’ll learn:
- How to cope during your caregiving years
- Resources: Why, When, What, How
- Ways to ease your emotional rollercoaster
- Solutions and ideas to make it better
- Begin to build a roadmap to more peace of mind and less stressful days.
This is NOT a tradeshow!
It’s a one-of-a-kind conference where we help YOU to keep your sanity during your caregiving years!
Brought to you by Saskia de Quaasteniet (Jennings) of Creating Being Well – Certified Caregiving Consultant & Caregiving Expert and Permelia Parham of Vibrational Healing, Certified Emotion Code Practitioner.
And we know about caregiving, as Saskia is a family caregiver since 2005 and also has 10+ years of gained professional experience in the Caregiver Service Industry. Currently caring long distance for her mother. Permelia is a caregiver for a close family member.
We are pleased to announce that Caregiving Expert Denise M. Brown of Caregiving.com is our Keynote Speaker for the day. She will be speaking on ‘The Caregiving Years, six stages into a meaningful journey” plus you learn about “Work & Caregiving” and “Long Distance Caregiving”.
All the stuff nobody knows about and talks about… Denise has solutions!
Denise launched CareGiving.com in 1996. CareGiving.com was the first website to add online caregiving support groups, daily caregiving chats and blogs written by family caregivers. Through its blogs posts, podcasts and video chats, CareGiving.com holds one of the largest online libraries of caregiving stories.
Next Avenue named Denise a 2017 Influencer in Aging, one of “50 advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and experts who continue to push beyond traditional boundaries and change our understanding of what it means to grow older.” Denise hosts podcasts which delve into discussions about caregiving issues and organizes a weekly Twitter chat for family caregivers and former family caregivers.
Her insights have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, US News & World Report, USA Today, SmartMoney.com, Time magazine and Chicago Tribune. She is the author of several books including The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey, Take Comfort, Reflections of Hope for Caregivers and After Caregiving Ends, A Guide to Beginning Again.
Mark your calendar for the whole day.
We welcome you with coffee/tea and treats, healthy lunch is included and you don’t want to miss our Caregiver Appreciation Ceremony!
We welcome Mathieu Powell as M.C. for our Symposium.
Mathieu is a caregiver for his mother and known as a dedicated Community Leader, who is experienced in helping those who are ageing and in need of support and also has a great understanding of the challenges Canadian Family Caregivers face these days. He is also the host of the Podcast: Island Voices, published on the well-known Vancouver Island-based website Seniors101.ca
Important: If you are in need of help to find someone to provide respite care so you can join us for the day, please call Saskia to discuss resources and support options.
Feel free to reach out to us: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on the following numbers:
Saskia: cell 647-528-2037
Permelia: cell 250-240-2656
Our partners and sponsors, your resources, are carefully selected and exclusively invited in order to support you the best way we can.
With love & care,
Saskia & Permelia
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