Caregiver Support Conference Welcomes Renowned Author Gail Sheehy
A Special Honoring of Family and Volunteer
Caregivers on December 8, 2011
(Port Orchard) - The Kitsap County Division of Aging and Long
Term Care, Family Caregiver Support Program is pleased to announce that
nationally recognized author, journalist and lecturer, Gail Sheehy is
presenting “Passages in Caregiving: The Most Memorable Passage in Your Life”
as the keynote speaker at our Caregiver Support Conference on December 8,
2011 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton
Harborside. Gail Sheehy will be available for book signing onsite. For more
information about this speaker, please go to
Also presenting are Margarita Suarez, “Six Steps for Effective
Communication” and “Keeping the Dream in the Face of Reality” and Shelly
Zylstra, “Medication Management for Older Adults: Pitfalls, Perils and
Proper Practices”. Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido will conduct
a special honoring for the caregivers.
This conference is free to family and volunteer caregivers; $25 for
professionals. Exhibits, lunch, and parking are included. Caregivers may
request assistance with arrangements for respite care for their loved one
while attending the conference.
To register for the conference or for more information please call the
Division of Aging & Long Term Care at 360-337-5700 or 1-800-562-6418.
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