Virtual Family Caregiving Fair

AARP will host its first Family Caregiving Virtual Fair, Thursday, November 19, 2015, where participants can drop in online anytime between 12 noon – 4 p.m. EST from the comfort of their home or office.  This online fair provides family caregivers with the opportunity to connect and share with other family caregivers, connect with professionals, learn more about health, financial and legal matters and ask questions during our live chats!

 

The fair is divided into five areas:

The Plaza, where you can access the multiple locations

The Exhibit Hall, where you interact with participating organizations and programs

  • Featured exhibitors include our very own AARPTEK, Home Fit, Driver Safety, and Financial Resilience programs, as well as key partnering organizations like the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Check out full list of exhibitors here.

The Resource Library, where you can see all of the tools, tips, and handouts available throughout the fair

The Mix & Mingle Lounge, where you can participate in open and scheduled chats, and share your thoughts and tips in the message posts

  • Key live chat speakers include AARP Caregiving expert Amy Goyer and Dr. Barry Jacobs, who serves on the AARP Caregiving Advisory Panel.

And the Auditorium, which has scheduled presentations and on-demand videos and webinars on various caregiving topics

  • Scheduled video sessions feature big names like Chef Martin Yan, Jean Chatzky, and Chris Gardner.

Registration is free at www.aarp.org/familycarefair or by calling 1-877-926-8300.

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