Caregiver Educational events are conferences and workshops that provide family caregivers with education and community resources that equips them to take better care of themselves and their loved ones. Events are offered in full day or half day conference formats, single workshops, or corporate lunch and learns.
Caregiver conferences and workshops are held in partnership with partnering congregations and nonprofits throughout the Greater Houston area. Each conference and workshop is created to support caregivers who are caring for loved ones of any age or illness, but specific resources are always provided for those caring for loved ones with memory loss; Alzheimer’s, dementia and other challenges of aging. Speakers are volunteers who provide high level information in their field of expertise.
Full Day: Conference includes breakfast and lunch with workshops morning and early afternoon.
Half Day: Conference includes breakfast only with workshops in the morning.
Workshops: Single topic morning workshop, includes light breakfast.
Sponsorship and exhibitor information for conferences and workshops are listed below the calendar.
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What exactly are Caregiver Conferences?
Conferences are educational events that connect family caregivers with education, tools, resources and information on how to provide quality care for their loved one.
Who is a family caregiver?
A family caregiver by definition is anyone who provides any type of physical and/or emotional care for an ill or disabled loved one at home. Loved ones in need of care, could be suffering from a physical or mental illness, disability, substance misuse, memory loss or other conditions. There are different types of family caregivers: Parents, children, neighbors, friends, grandchildren.
What is the cost to attend a Caregiver Conference?
- How do I register to attend a Caregiver Conference?
When and where are Caregiver Conferences?
Conferences are held in the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter at partnering congregations and nonprofit organizations.
Conferences are held on Saturdays.
Conferences are held in The Woodlands, Kingwood, Bay Area, Central Houston and Spring currently.
Do I have to be a member of the congregation who is hosting the Conference?
No, our Conferences are open to all.
Can I attend more than one Conference per year?
I am a paid Caregiver, can I attend your Caregiver Conference?
Yes, if you are a caregiver who is being paid by a caregiver caring for a loved one.
Are your workshop speakers qualified?
Our speakers are skilled, experienced professionals who are volunteering their time to provide education and information during these conferences.
- If I am interested in becoming a conference workshop presenter, what do I do?
Is breakfast or lunch provided during the Conference?
Yes, the support of generous donors allows us to provide breakfast and lunch to attendees at some events.
Is the Caregiver Conference usually all day?
Our full day Conference option is 8 AM-2 PM, half day Conference option is 8 AM-11:45 AM. (all half day events end at 11:45 and don’t include lunch).
Do you offer care for my loved one while I attend the Conference?
Yes, at some but not all of our Caregiver Conferences we provide complimentary respite care in partnership with a local Memory Care Community on-site.
If available, you must register your loved one at the same time you register yourself for the Conference.
Do you have sponsorships for the conferences?
Yes, your business can sponsor as an underwriter, breakfast, lunch, exhibitor, exhibitor table. Prices vary per sponsorship and nonprofits who DO NOT CHARGE for their services pay nothing for an exhibitor table.
To register or find out more about available sponsorships for each conference, visit the sponsorship button above.