The Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services Area Agency on Aging is thrilled to present the 2023 Maryland Access Point Caregivers Conference: “Embracing the Caregiver.” This event is dedicated to providing valuable support and resources to seniors and caregivers, offering an engaging and informative platform for everyone involved.
The conference will take place on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Grasonville Senior Center, located at 4802 Main Street in Grasonville.
This conference aims to bring together seniors and caregivers for a day of inspiration, education, and enjoyment. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from guest speaker, Loretta Woodard Veny, the author of “Being My Mom’s Mom, A Journey Through Dementia from a Daughter’s Perspective” and “Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit.” Veny’s insightful presentations promise to inspire and empower attendees.
Amie Denayer, Director of Quality and Compliance with Arcadia Living, will conduct Music Therapy sessions, providing a unique and therapeutic experience for participants. Additionally, the Grasonville Senior Center Manager, Ann Martin, will lead a popular “make a craft” session, adding a creative touch to the conference.
Cheryl D. Bush MS, RDN, LDN, the Family & Consumer Educator for the University of Maryland Extension Office, will showcase a “One Pot Healthy Meal” demonstration, emphasizing nutrition and wellness for caregivers and seniors.
The event will also feature various vendors, exciting giveaways, and door prizes.
While the event is free, registration is required due to limited space. RSVP by Friday, October 27, by calling (410) 758-1040.