Northeast Wyoming Caregiver Conference
The Northeast Wyoming Caregiver Conference is for anyone who cares for
or supports people with chronic illness or disease. Topics are appropriate
for full-time, part-time and both direct and distance caregivers.
Register for Conference
Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: 8:30 am–1 pm
Location: The Legacy Rehabilitation Center, 1000 S. Douglas Highway, Gillette, Wyoming
Light breakfast and lunch served.
Respite care provided at
Primrose Retirement for the first 15 participants.
Download a respite form
- Bruce Roosa, caregiver and caregiver support group facilitator
Brian Edwards, licensed family and marriage therapist, importance of self-care for caregivers
including exhaustion and burnout
- Jim Edwards, attorney, legal implications of caregiving including wills,
power of attorney, trusts, Medicaid/Medicare and more
Beth Holden, CCH
occupational therapist, safe home settings and activities of daily living management
- Caregiver Panel – present and past caregivers share their journey
and answer questions
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Support Group: Caring for those who care for others
Join other caregivers who share the same task to build a local support system.
The Caregiver Support Group provides information for taking care of yourself
and your loved one along with sharing advice and understanding with other
caregivers. Meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at
The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center at 1000 S. Douglas Avenue in Gillette, Wyoming at 6:30 pm; light refreshments provided.
Meetings will open with short informational presentations on a variety
of caregiver topics followed by personal experience sharing. Some sessions
will offer guest presenters with topics such as:
- home safety
- medical needs
- how to talk with someone with dementia
- taking care of the caregiver
- and social and family circle for support.