October 25, 2017 / Free program for family caregivers is Nov. 1

VINCENNES, Ind. - In celebration of National Family Caregiver Month, Generations is sponsoring Caregiver Connection, a free program for family caregivers, on Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (EDT), at Vincennes University’s Beckes Student Union.

Registration is required. Contact Linda Yochum, 812-888-5880 or toll free 800-742-9002.

Lunch will be provided as well as free blood pressure checks and pulse ox readings. There will also be exercise demonstrations from our Matter of Balance classes and representatives from area businesses and agencies will be available to speak about individual caregiving needs.

Topics will include:

* Caregiver services & supports offered through the Veterans Administration

* Geriatric nutrition concerns

* Advance care planning

* Caregiver advocacy and resources

* Medicare fraud & responsibilities of POA