OTTUMWA ? Family and friends who care for relatives and friends are invited to talk with exhibitors and hear speakers at the Family Caregiver Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Great Prairie Area Education Agency in Ottumwa.
There is no charge to attend, but reservations are requested.
Keynote speakers will present at 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. respectfully. Joe Sample, Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging, will present information on caregiving at the end-of-life; navigating health care and managing difficult decisions. John Krusenstjerna, owner of CTS Cleaners, will speak on hoarding behaviors and what caregivers can do.
Caregivers will learn about services and programs as they visit exhibit tables of providers and organizations who serve the Ottumwa area. Light refreshments, spa time and door prizes are planned.
The event is sponsored by Milestones Area Agency on Aging with the space provided by Great Prairie Area Education Agency.
For more information, or to reserve a spot, call 641-684-1016.
A copy of the event flyer is available at www.milestonesaaa.org.