Giving Care, Taking Care Conference

FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING CONFERENCE: Learn practical caregiving skills and strategies. This full-day training conference on Monday, June 3, 2019 allows you to choose from many helpful workshops based on your needs as a caregiver. It will be held at the Tukwila Community Center in Tukwila, Washington. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

About the Conference

This annual conference is designed for family and community caregivers and offers practical, up-to-date resources and information to help you in your caregiving responsibilities.  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 offer informational displays of caregiving services, products, and literature from 8 am – 3 pm.  Staff from major health and social service organizations will also be available with information to answer any questions you may have.

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
  • Home care workers and adult day service staff
  • Adult family home or assisted living facility staff
  • Social service or mental health professionals who work with family caregivers

What do past attendees have to say about this event?

  • Really well done, planned and executed – lots of helpers was great!
  • Excellent every year!
  • Wonderful experience, my first time. I will come back next year and suggest it to others.
  • Exceeded my expectations. Great session topics to choose from, it was hard to choose!
  • I look forward to this conference each year.  It is the one place I feel understood and taken care of…
  • Thank you so much. This was my first time here and I was blown away.
  • I was personally engaged and uplifted, given confidence and hope in my new family caregiving of husband suffering pain and serious physical disabilities.
  • All very helpful for me on different levels, such as legal aspects and understanding my mother's disease better.
  • I really, really enjoyed the options of choosing the different classes …

Conference Hosts

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Pierce County Community Connections