Dr. Connie Siskowski to receive the Community Fearless Caregiver Award at the 117th Fearless Caregiver Conference on July 26th in Boca Raton. Family caregivers interested in speaking with and receiving caregiving advice can register at Caregiver.com.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Today's Caregiver magazine and http://www.caregiver.com, the nation's most recognized print magazine and Web community educating, training and supporting family and professional caregivers since 1995, will celebrate its 17th anniversary at the 117th Fearless Caregiver Conference on July 26th at the Embassy Suites Boca Raton. The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast is sponsoring a limited number of free tickets for family caregivers available at http://www.FearlessCaregiver.com or by calling 954-362-8126. Family caregivers interested in speaking with and receiving caregiving advice from aging and disability experts, caregiver advocates, Social Security specialists, elder law professionals, homecare and facility coordinators as well as support organizations can register at http://www.FearlessCaregiver.com for the daylong seminar and lunch. "One of the main reasons we created the Fearless Caregiver Conference is that area caregivers can come together for a day designed just for them. There's more power, more strength, more love and wisdom in that room than people could ever imagine," said Gary Barg, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Today's Caregiver magazine, author of the book, The Fearless Caregiver, and host to 116 Fearless Caregiver Conferences since 1998. Event keynote speakers have included Henry Winkler, Debbie Reynolds, Clay Aiken, Della Reese, Kathy Greenlee, Leeza Gibbons, Clay Walker, Patricia Richardson and Linda Dano. Today's Caregiver magazine http://www.caregiver.com will recognize Connie Siskowski, R.N., Ph.D., president and founder of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, for her groundbreaking work in supporting young family caregivers with a Community Fearless Caregiver Award at the upcoming event. Dr. Siskowski was recently named as one of the CNN's Heroes 2012. "We are proud to honor our good friend Dr. Connie for her longstanding work in helping community caregivers and especially for her work in bringing the needs of child caregivers to the attention of the nation," said Barg. More than 52,000 caregivers have attended Fearless Caregiver Conferences. "We are proud to be partnering once again with the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach Treasure Coast for the Fearless Caregiver Conference and the Palm Beach Treasure Coast Edition of Today's Caregiver magazine." said Barg.