John Mills, eCareDiary Chairman and Margery Pabst, Co-author of “Enrich Your Caregiving Journey” will present a workshop entitled, “Strategies for Uniting Families: Tools and Technology to Help Family Caregivers” at the 2012 Aging in America Conference in Washington, DC on Saturday, March 31st, 2012 from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EST. The workshop will be conducted at the Omni Shoreham hotel in the Governor’s boardroom.
In the workshop, Margery Pabst will address the challenges involved in getting families to act cohesively when caring for an ill or aging loved one and will provide practical advice on getting everyone to work together. She will discuss storytelling as a natural tool for family cohesiveness. John Mills will focus on caring from a distance and technology to assist caregivers and care recipients.
eCareDiary.com offers a free e-tool for caregivers called the Care Diary
that helps family caregivers manage appointments, medications and store important documents in a secure and private place. In addition, eCareDiary licenses software to innovative care providers throughout the country.
has over 20 years of experience in the health care field having focused on health care policy, technology and insurance product development. He was a member of President Clinton’s Task Force on Health Care Reform.
is a facilitator and national speaker on life transitions. She is the host of eCareDiary’s radio show, “Caregiver and Physician Conversations
” and is an expert on caregiving for eCareDiary ‘s “Expert Q&A
Hosted by the American Society on Aging, the Aging in America Conference
takes place on March 28th – April 1st, 2012 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham hotels. It is the largest gathering of a diverse, multidisciplinary community of professionals from the fields of aging, healthcare and education, along with business leaders from across the United States.
Susan Baida, Co-Founder of eCareDiary.com