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WFACSA 4th Annual Summit

YOU ARE INVITED to join the Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance's 4th Annual Caregiver Summit which will take the form of a series of webinars this year. Three different topics will be addressed on three consecutive Wednesdays in September from 1:00 to 2:30 pm and will include time for questions. 

All family and professional caregivers are invited to attend including representatives from agencies and organizations who support family caregivers, and others who are interested in these issues..  Help us celebrate another year of collaboration as we continue to work on increasing awareness and support of family caregivers in Wisconsin.  


YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH WEBINAR SEPARATELY!

#1 of 3 Webinars

Caregiving During Covid-19

**September 9th, 2020**


Presenters: 

Kim E. Whitmore, PhD, RN, CPN, Assistant Professor

School of Nursing | University of Wisconsin - Madison | Master of Public Health Program Faculty | School of Medicine and Public Health | University of Wisconsin - Madison

Kristin Litzelman,  Ph.D., Assistant Professor
School of Human Ecology | Human Development and Family Studies State Specialist | Division of Extension | University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jane Mahoney, Older Americans Act Consultant | Caregiver Support Specialist | Greater Wisconsin Area Aging Agency 

Moderator: 

Lisa Schneider, Executive Director | Respite Care Association of Wisconsin


Participate in learning about how family caregivers are adapting during the pandemic and maintaining a balance between caregiving, work, and the all important self!  Learn where you can find key resources and tools available to support caregivers during COVID-19 including:
  • Family Decision Guide
  • Virtual Support Groups & Other Resources
  • COVID-19 Resources
And share with us your suggestions and ideas of tools and resources you would find helpful.  
Click here to register for the Caregiving During Covid-19 webinar

#2 of 3 Webinars

Governor's Taskforce on Caregiving Recommendations Overview

**September 16th, 2020**


Presenters:  Lisa Pugh, The Arc Wisconsin
                     Todd Costello, Community Living Alliance


Hear from the Co-Chairs of the Governor's Task-force on Caregiving about the recommendations made and approved by the task-force members that will be presented to the Governor.   Learn how you can show your support for these recommendations, what the timeline is in presenting the recommendations to the Governor and what possible next steps lie ahead.
Click here to register for the Governor's Taskforce on Caregiving Recommendations Overview

#3 of 3 Webinars

Employer Perspectives and Changes During Covid-19

**September 23rd, 2020**


Panelists:
  • Diana Clark, Benefits Manager Human Resources, Promega Corp.
  • Deb Notstad, Quality Systems Specialist, QA, Promega Corp.
  • Jayne Tettenborn, Human Resources Director, Lakeland Care, Inc.
  • Julia Thiele, Senior Consultant, Legal, Risk and Compliance, CUNA Mutual Group
Moderators:
  • Lynn Gall, Alzheimer’s & Family Caregiver Coordinator | Emergency Preparedness & Tribal Liaison | Office on Aging | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Harriet Redman, Executive Director | WisconSibs

In this presentation, a panel of employers and a family caregiver who works for one of the companies will discuss:
  • Strategies that employers can use to support working caregivers
  • How the needs of working caregivers have changed as a result of COVID-19
  • What Wisconsin employers can do to help their workforce in unprecedented times.
There will be opportunity for you to share your ideas on what employers can do to support family caregivers now and in the future!.  
Click here to register for the Employer Perspectives & Changes During Covid-19 Webinar
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