Family Caregiver Conference

This year’s family caregiver conference, Giving Care Taking Care, is coming up June 3, 2019 in Tukwila, WA. The conference is designed for family and community caregivers and offers practical, up-to-date resources and information to help you in your caregiving responsibilities.

Training

Dynamic speakers from a variety of backgrounds including health care, rehabilitation, social work, and law will share their expertise and knowledge in twenty sessions offered throughout the day. You choose the sessions you need most in your own situation.

Resource and Information Exhibits

Exhibitors will offer informational displays of caregiving products, services, and literature from 8am to 3pm. Staff from major health and social service organizations will also be available with information to answer any questions you may have.

Support and Sharing with Other Caregivers

During breaks, lunch, and the late afternoon reception, compare notes and learn from others in similar situations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Family members caring for an adult or senior with chronic illness or disability
  • Adult children concerned about aging parents.
  • Parents caring for adult children with disabilities.
  • Long term care workers: assisted living facility, adult family home or home care agency staff.
  • Social service, adult day service or mental health professionals who work with family caregivers.

Register Online

Learn More

Giving Care Taking Care Brochure (PDF)



2019

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.