The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: December 30, 2001
Date: October 12-14, 2002
Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA
Symposium Web Page: www.caregiving.org/content/conference2002.html
Sponsors: National Alliance for Caregiving
Who Should Attend: Administrators, Clinicians, Service Providers, Policymakers, Educators, Advocates
Topics: Care at the end of life, Eldercare, Care for people with mental illness, Care for people with disabilities, Care for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities, Care for children and adults with chronic illnesses, Grandparents caring for grandchildren, Caregiving by young people
Objectives: This conference will be a forum for caregiving groups, advocates and policy makers from around the globe to share their experiences and lessons in creating innovative and effective programs to empower and assist family caregivers.
Registration Info: For information contact Les Plooster at the National Alliance for Caregiving, (301)718-8444, or visit the conference web site at www.caregiving.org/content/conference2002.html.
Continuing Education: No
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