Conference: Caring for a Person with Memory Loss
What: An annual educational conference organized by Prof. Joseph Gaugler of the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing and Center on Aging, featuring talks by experts and caregivers.
When: June 4.
Where: Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.
Registration: Free, but pre-registration required.
Senior LinkAge Line: A toll-free statewide information and assistance service operated by the Minnesota Board on Aging; 1-800-333-2433.
Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900.
Caregivers Resource Guides are available from both AARP Minnesota (bit.ly/mnaarpguidebook) and the Minnesota Board on Aging (bit.ly/mncaregiverguidebook).
Sites offering localized information about programs, services, support groups, online discussion boards and other resources for caregivers:
Alzheimer's Association: bit.ly/alzheimerspage.
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation: bit.ly/wildercaregiving.
Family Caregiver Alliance: bit.ly/caregiveralliance.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota's Services for Older Adults: bit.ly/lsscaregiver.
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging: bit.ly/metrocaregiver.
Minnesota Board on Aging: bit.ly/mnboardcaregiving.
MinnesotaHelp.info's Long-Term Care Choices Navigator: bit.ly/ltcnavigator.