3rd Annual Williamson County Caregiver Conference Returns September 17th

wilco_conference_2016_logoAGE of Central Texas will host the 3rd Annual “Williamson County Caregiver Conference” on Saturday, September 17th, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center.  Sponsored by AARP Texas, the free Conference includes a keynote presentation by Dr. David Zuniga, break-out sessions, and community resources to support family members who are caring for a senior adult.

The annual event was created to help ease the challenges of caring for an aging family member by providing unpaid caregivers with relevant information and vital resources.  The attendees will discover local resources, acquire skills to better manage their caregiving situation, and connect with other caregivers and local experts on aging.  The day also includes workshops on topics related to caregiving, with experts available for questions.

This year’s Conference features a keynote presentation by Dr. David Zuniga, who will be speaking on “The Middle Way of Caregiving: Caring for Ourselves and Our Loved Ones.”  Dr. Zuniga earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Austin, Texas, specializing in caregiver and patient support, stress reduction, and healthcare decision-making. His current psychology practice includes providing seminars on meditation and wellness, and also therapy groups for caregivers and patients living with advanced illnesses. Dr. Zuniga publishes widely and speaks internationally at leading academic conferences on wellness and healthcare.

The Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center is located at 1209 IH-35 Frontage Road in Round Rock.  For more information, visit http://www.AGEofCentralTX.org or call (512) 451-4611.

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