Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Elderly Services Program and its Tlingit & Haida Caregivers Council will be hosting the 2014 Elders and Caregivers Workshop on Thursday, March 6, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tlingit and Haida Community Council Building at 3235 Hospital Drive in Juneau.
Elders and family members or friends who takes care of an elder, spouse, mother, father, aunt or other extended family member are encouraged to attend this workshop. The workshop is free and lunch, coffee and snacks will be provided.
The keynote will be a panel presentation by Monique Martin with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Crystal Bourland with United Way of Anchorage to share information on the Affordable Care Act. Participants will become more informed on local caregiver support services. Agencies that will have information tables include AARP, Alaska Legal Services, Alzheimer’s Resource Agency of Alaska, Cornerstone Home Health, Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Juneau Commission on Aging, SAIL, Inc., Southeast Senior Services, Southeast Food Banks, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Sealaska Corporation and United Way of Anchorage.