Caregiver’s conference scheduled

An upcoming conference in Grand Junction will offer information and assistance to people who care for others.

The 11th annual Caregiver’s Toolbox Conference is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St.

Admission to the conference is $10, which includes all sessions, materials and lunch. In addition, free respite care is available during the conference. To register or obtain additional information, call 248-2717.

The conference will cover such topics as advance care planning, financial resources for caregiving, diabetes education and legal issues for caregivers.

“We are very excited to offer this important conference again this year,” said Dave Norman, director of the Area Agency on Aging. “This is a tremendous value for attendees as we have several educational sessions and high-caliber presenters to help family members, professionals and volunteers successfully navigate the challenges of caregiving.”