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12TH Annual Caregivers Conference "Validation Techniques"

The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle, along with AARP, Superior Health Plan, Sky West Assisted Living, North West Texas Hospital Senior Advantage, Olivia’s Angels, BSA Hospice of the Southwest, Accolade Home Health and Hospice, Amerigroup, The Cottages, the Alzheimer’s Association, Amarillo, College, Park Central, CORD Transportation, Brookdale Sleepy Hollow and West Texas AHEC Panhandle is excited to announce a free educational conference and CEU event for family or professional caregivers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Dr, Amarillo, Texas.

This conference will include guest speaker Naomi Feil, M.S.W., A.C.S.W. Developer of Validation. Feil is the Founder and Director in Chief of the Validation Training Institute and a popular speaker in North America and Europe. During this time Naomi will discuss the physical, social and psychological characteristics that lead to change in very old age, restoring dignity to the old person. Naomi will discuss empathy, self-awareness of one’s own aging and application of “Validation Techniques”.

Lunch will be provided at the event along with CEU’s for RNs, CNAs, Social Workers, and LPCs at no cost with reserved seating. Persons wishing to attend should reserve their seating by calling 806-651-3482 or emailing sloya@mail.wtamu.edu.


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