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Saturday, September 29, 2007

"Someone Cares" Christian Caregiver Conference Oct. 26-28, 2007

At "Someone Cares Online" you can get a schedule for the upcoming "Someone Cares" Caregiver Conference at the LifeWay Conference Center, Ridgeway, North Carolina. The conference features over 40 workshops and includes music and presentations by celebrity musicians and authors. The conference is titled "Learning to Ask, Thankful to Receive, A Conference for Christian Caregivers."

A quote featured at the website by former first lady Rosalynn Carter says: “There are only four kinds of people in the world—those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who need caregivers.” —former first lady Rosalynn Carter

Some of the speakers and musicians include Deborah Dunn LMFT, Cheryl A. Kuba, Carmen Leal (founder), Robertson McQuilkin, Elizabeth Munoz-Day, Cecil Murphey, Rev. Betsy Ritzman LCPC, Stacie Ruth Stoelting, Beth Vaugan-Wrobel, Debra White-Smith, Steve Siler, Bob Wilis, Scott Kripaynne, and Mike Westen.

The schedule of events highlights important aspects of the caregiving world. Some of the topics include the following:

Listserves, websites and blogs, Oh my! Finding Online Support

Never Enough Time: Caregiving and the Multitasking Monster

Barefoot Joy in the Midst of Life

How to Shamelessly Get What You Need When No One Seems to Care

Addressing Special Behavioral Problems of a Loved One With Dementia

Hiring a Caregiver for In Home Care of Your Loved One

When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's

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