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Get tips and resources to help you care for loved ones at the 2021 Caregiver Engagement Fair

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GREENSBORO, NC -- Do you have the tools and knowledge to give the best care to those you love? Taking some of the stress and strain out of caring for family members not only helps care recipients, it helps improves family dynamics. In this FREE four-part series, participants will find some inspiration for their caregiving journey.  This series is brought to you by AARP NC in partnership with Caregiver Connect, Inc.

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Dr. Linda Jordan

October 7: Linda Jordon, co-author of the book "The Voice of Hope," will share her insights on how to reduce the stress that comes with caring for an ill or disabled loved one while living a life with purpose.  She will also share more about her simple message: “There is a Reason for the Season.”

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Lisa Deddon Cooper

October 14:  You will learn more about the Sx Pillars of Brain Health with Lisa Deddon Cooper, Manager of Advocacy at AARP Michigan and an educator on different types of dementia, resources for individuals living with dementia and their families, and the steps people can take at any age to optimize their cognitive health. 

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Garrett Davis
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Reverend Odell Cleveland

October 21: This entertaining and insightful conversation with Reverend Odell Cleveland, Mount Zion Baptist Church, and film and stage producer Garrett Davis, Gdavis Productions. strives to create a better quality of life for the caregiver and care recipient. This session will encourage the importance of addressing family dynamics and provide strategies for conditions and getting loved-ones to pitch in with caregiving duties.  

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January Brown

October 28:  Participants will learn more about the technology that people can use to make their jobs as family caregivers a little easier.  January Brown, Human Services Planner with the Eastern Carolina Council Area Agency on Aging, will provide insight and education about current technology with smart phones, devices in the home, and safety equipment that can be helpful and supportive to family caregivers. . All of the sessions are at 7pm, are free and can be viewed live or on demand on AARP North Carolina's Facebook page.

All of the sessions are at 7pm, are free and can be viewed live or on demand on AARP North Carolina's Facebook page.

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