Confident Caregiver Conference

VPAS hosted a Confident Caregiver Conference in partnership with the Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services at James Madison University in November 2019.


Conference Speakers and Topics

Opening Presentation - Dr. Richard Lindsay, MD - The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving

Safety for Both of You - Laura Simpson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Rockbridge Area Health Center 

Preventing Caregiver Burnout - Nancy Johnston, LPC, LSAPTP, MAS, NCC

The Best of Being My Mom's Mom and Lifting the Spirit of the Caregiver!! - Loretta Veney, Author, Motivational Speaker, Trainer 

The Legal Aspects of Caregiving: Planning for incapacity -  Lora Hamp, JD, MS, Allen and Carwile PC

Managing the Costs of Caring for a Loved OneChristy Harris, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

What's Next in Your Caregiver Journey?  -  Joyce Nussbaum, VPAS Community Wellness Coordinator and Kathy Guisewite, Caregivers Community Network Coordinator