Millard to Sponsor Senior Caregiver Support Forum in September
9/5/2013
BLOOMSBURG – In an effort to ensure local residents serving as caregivers for seniors are aware of all available resources, state Rep. David Millard (R-Millville) is sponsoring an educational forum.

Millard’s senior caregiver support forum will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, starting at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Northern Columbia County Community Center, 42 Community Drive in Benton.

“Many serving as caregivers to elderly loved ones are thrust into the role with little to no preparation,” Millard said. “This forum has been designed to serve as a compact and educational event to build awareness of all of the resources available to caregivers.  We’ll also be allowing plenty of time for questions and answers.”

The following persons/organizations are slated to participate in the forum:
-     APPRISE health insurance and Medicare counseling program;
-    Columbia Montour Home Health and Hospice.
-    Local Elder Law attorney Marianne Kreisher, CELA.
-    LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) Geisinger.
-    Columbia-Montour Aging Office.
-    Reliant Senior Care at Millville/Orangeville Health & Rehab.

Those wishing to attend the forum must RSVP to Millard’s office by calling 570-387-0246 or reserving online at RepMillard.com.  This event will be kept to a small number of registrants to ensure that all questions get adequate time and answers from the panelists.  

Representative David Millard
109th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact:  Diane Moore
dmoore@pahousegop.com
RepMillard.com / Facebook.com/RepMillard

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