DC Lifespan Respite Caregiver Conference: Strengthening and Educating the 21st Century Caregiver

ConferenceOn September 18, 2015, the District of Columbia’s Office on Aging hosted a conference geared towards primary caregivers and how they manage their lives. The conference also allowed community partners to attend, in case they had any suggestions or ideas on how to better the lives of the caregivers. The conference allowed attendees to choose between varying sessions such as Behavioral Symptom Management Training, The Working Caregiver, Falls Prevention and Safety, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, and Training the Family Caregiver.