Unlocking Caregiving Insight: EARPDC’s Aging and Disability Resource Center Hosts Community Health Series in Oxford

Community Health Series

Oxford, AL – In a bid to address the pressing challenges faced by caregivers and provide a platform for education and support, the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission’s (EARPDC) Aging and Disability Resource Center is organizing a Community Health Series at the Oxford Civic Center on Tuesday, November 21st, 2023, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The event aims to shed light on caregiving issues, foster awareness, and bolster support for those undertaking the crucial responsibility of caregiving. With an impressive lineup of speakers and additional attractions like vendors and door prizes, the Community Health Series promises to be an informative and engaging experience for attendees.

The highlight of the event is set to be the compelling keynote address by Sandy Gifford, an experienced caregiver. Sandy will share her personal caregiving journey, delving into the challenges she has faced and the innovative solutions she has discovered along the way. Her insights promise to resonate with attendees, providing a unique perspective on the realities of caregiving.

Complementing Sandy’s personal narrative, the event will feature healthcare professionals who specialize in caregiving. Natalie Bushey from Amedisys Hospice will offer her expertise on hospice care, providing valuable information and guidance for those navigating this critical aspect of caregiving.

Ellen Hurst, representing the Alabama Cares Program, will also take the stage to share insights into the resources and support available for caregivers through the program. Her presentation aims to empower attendees with practical knowledge to enhance their caregiving experiences.

In addition to the enlightening presentations, the Community Health Series will host vendors offering resources and services related to caregiving. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore these offerings and connect with organizations dedicated to supporting caregivers.

To add a touch of excitement, the event will also feature door prizes, providing attendees with the chance to win valuable items and further enhancing the sense of community engagement.

Community Health Series


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