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May 20, 2014

Sunbeam to offer training to caregivers

NORMAN — Sunbeam Family Services is continuing to offer free caregiver fundamental education across the Oklahoma City metro area with upcoming workshops and conferences.

Joining forces with Mercy Hospital, Home Instead Senior Care, Concordia Life Care Community and the Areawide Aging Agency, Sunbeam will take part in the 16th annual Caregivers Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 13 at Mercy Hospital.

Speakers include Bruce McIntyre, Lori Manning, R.D., and Denise Brown, the founder of Caregiving.com. Topics will include handling fatigue and burn-out and nutrition.

After recent trainings in Norman and south Oklahoma City, Caregiver Fundamental Workshops are taking place in north and downtown Oklahoma City.

Topics covered at trainings include living with Parkinson’s, legal aid, stress management and more.

Sunbeam’s Caregivers Fundamentals Program is a comprehensive training course designed to provide practical assistance for caregivers and enhance the quality of care they provide.

The program includes resource assistance, caregiver education, counseling, caregiver support, respite care and a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. Seminar Series are made possible by the Areawide Aging Agency.

To reserve a seat or for more information, call Sunbeam Family Services at 528-7724 ext. 165.

To see the latest free Caregiver Fundamentals Training Schedule, visit sunbeamfamilyservices.org/programs/senior-services/

senior-services-caregiver-fundamentals/training-schedule.

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