November

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Celebrating Caring Caregivers

The Bexar County Family Caregiver Support Coalition is a volunteer group the Bexar County Family Caregiver Support Coalition is avolunteer group dedicated to improving the quality of life for all family caregivers and their care recipients.  The Coalition is a subcommittee of the Bexas Senior Advisory Committee (BSAC), Bexar Area Agency on Aging (BAAA), Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG).

http://www.adlcaringcompanions.com/

WHO:  Sponsore by Bexar County

WHAT:  Family Caregiver Support Coalition

WHEN:  Saturday, November 3, 2012

TIME:  9:30am to 2:30pm

WHERE:  TriPoint Grantham Center (corner of St. Mary’s St. & HWY. 281)

POINT OF CONTACT:  210-477-3275 or 210-493-2332

EMAIL:  BexarFamilyCaregiverCoalition@satx.rr.com

 

 

Register Now for the 29th Annual APS Conference in 2012!

The 29th Annual Adult Protective Services Conference
November 13-16, 2012 in San Antonio, TX

Registration is now open!

The 29th Annual APS Conference will be held at Crowne Plaza Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas – yes, on the famous Riverwalk! Come learn at world-class workshops while only steps away from some of the most frequently visited attractions in the U.S.

Each year, the APS Conference brings together 500 plus attendees eager to learn from over 40 workshops taught by top professionals from all over the world. This is no local event! The conference has attracted people from almost every state in the U.S. as well as attendees from Japan, Canada, England, Australia and Mexico.

Topics covered will include:

  • · Investigative Skills
  • · Dementia
  • · Elder Abuse
  • · State Schools and State Hospitals
  • · Mental Health
  • · Guardianship
  • · Case Management
  • · Health Disparities
  • · Cultural Diversity
  • · Leadership
  • · Motivational
  • · Multi-Generational Learning
  • · Medicare and Medicaid
  • · Stress Management
  • · Working with Clients with Disabilities
  • · Ethics
  • · Hoarding
  • · Financial Exploitation
  • · Working with Undocumented Immigrants
  • · Working with the Legal System
  • · Domestic Violence
  • · Interviewing Skills
  • · and many more…

 

The conference attracts bankers, lawyers, social workers, nurses, doctors, police officers, insurance investigators, counselors, home health agencies, and of course Adult Protective Service workers. Together, they gather in San Antonio to learn from the many presenters who are the best and brightest in their field.

Hotel Rate: $85.00

Conference Cost:
Pre-conference (Nov 13, 2012): $100.00
Main Conference (Nov 14-16, 2012): $275.00
One Day: $125.00

We offer social worker continuing education credit each year for most of our workshops.

For questions or comments, email Thomas Ortiz or call 512-929-6619

 

 

 

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