Camp Springs, MD – If you’re helping to care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend  or someone who has been diagnosed with dementia, the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services is offering a free event that can help connect you with resources to help with that often-challenging task

“Empowering Caregivers to Care for Others” will be held on Wednesday, September 25 at Martin’s Crosswinds, located at  7400 Greenway Center Drive in Greenbelt.

The annual conference provides information and support for families   Attendees will learn about resources as well as how to reduce caregiver stress and develop a network of resources and support. Covered topics include:

  • Managing Your Estate & Retirement Planning
  • Caregiving & Maintaining   Your Health
  • Changing Roles & The Challenge of Guiding Your Parent
  • Mental Health- Depression vs. The Blues

The keynote speaker will be professor, Dr. Yvonne Bronner, of Morgan State University, Department of Public Health.

Check in is at 8:30 a.m. The event runs 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The conference is free and open to Prince George’s County residents that are caring for an older adult or individual diagnosed with dementia. 

You must pre-register by calling 301.265.8658 or click here to register online.  Valid identification is required on the day of the event.