January 17, 2020 - 2:58pm -- stewart.1818

Caregiver Support Network to Host Resilience Building and Resource Sharing Program Feb. 22 in Noble County.

The Caregiver Support Network at The Ohio State University Extension – Noble County is hosting an important discussion on caregiver burnout, telemedicine, useful gadgets and technology at a variety of state locations on Feb. 22. Guests will learn about caregiver self-care, managing burnout, stress, mental health, connecting with resources and more. Check-in starts at 12:30 p.m. and the event begins at 1 p.m.

Ohio locations include Columbus, Akron, Athens, Caldwell, Fremont, Lebanon and Ottawa. The Caldwell event will be hosted at the Ohio State Extension SE Operations Center on SR 215 (16714 State Route 215, Caldwell, Ohio 43724). All sites will connect electronically and have on-site facilitators to lead discussions about the topics presented. Local caregiver resources will also be available including the Buckeye Hills Regional Council Area Agency on Aging 8.

Those who should attend include: family members caring for an adult or senior with chronic illness or disability; adult children concerned about aging parents; parents caring for adult children with disabilities; long-term care workers serving in an assisted living facility, adult family home or home care agency staff; and Social service, adult day service or mental health professionals who work with family caregivers.

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The program is $10 per person and registration is required and can be completed online.  REGISTER HERE: go.osu.edu/caregiver20


The Caregiver Support Network is a collaboration between Ohio AgrAbility, Ohio State University Extension, The OSU College of Nursing Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth, and The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.