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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Posted on 09/30/19 by AARP Maryland

Elderly grandmother in wheelchair with granddaughter in spring nature.

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize the dedication and sacrifice of family caregivers across the country. This year’s theme is “Caregiving Around the Clock.”

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Throughout the month, AARP Maryland is offering events around the state to help raise awareness of family caregiver issues and to support them with education and resources.

Saturday, November 16
10:00 a.m.

AARP Maryland and Hands of Hope Caregiving Foundation Community Panel
Harborside Hotel
6400 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Registration is required. Please RSVP at 1-877-926-8300 or register online here.

Join us for a family caregiving event. AARP Maryland and Hands of Hope Caregiving Foundation are hosting a community panel discussion featuring local Prince George's County elected officials and hosted by NBC 4 Anchor Pat Lawson Muse. The event is free and a box lunch will be provided.

Saturday, November 16
12 noon

Prepare to Care With AARP Maryland and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.(R) Omicron Gamma Omega Chapter
The Greene Turtle
7556 Teague Rd.
Hanover, MD 21076
Register here.

In recognition of National Caregiving Month, join AARP Maryland and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.®, Omicron Gamma Omega Chapter for a "Prepare to Care" presentation.

Prepare to Care provides straightforward information and checklists to help guide family conversations.

It also outlines what you need to do in five simple, easy-to-understand steps, to take care of your loved one in the best possible way.

This is a FREE event with lunch and plenty of parking.

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This story is provided by AARP Maryland. Visit the AARP Maryland page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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