Webinars for Families and Caregivers

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Division of Aging, in collaboration with the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services, is hosting a series of webinars for families and caregivers to inform and assist during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are greatly appreciative for the partnership with The Arc of Indiana, Family Voices Indiana, and IPMG in their work and efforts to assist us in bringing this much-needed information to the families and caregivers who are managing the challenges during this time to meet the support needs of their family and loved ones.

Please see the following for more information and how to register:

Friday, April 3, 2020, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Managing life during the pandemic: Part 1

BDDS and the Division of Aging in partnership with The Arc of Indiana and Family Voices Indiana will be hosting a family and caregiver webinar to provide information and resources on managing life during the pandemic. Topics will include:  homeschooling/e-learning, resources to meet basic needs and maintaining relationships while social distancing.

Panelists:            

  • Heather Dane, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Karly Sciortino-Poulter, The Arc of Indiana
  • Jennifer Akers, Family Voices Indiana

To register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2243560479366454028

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information and instructions to join the webinar.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 1 – 2 p.m., Managing life during the pandemic: Part 2

BDDS and the Division of Aging in partnership with The Arc of Indiana and Family Voices Indiana will be hosting a family and caregiver webinar to provide information and resources on managing life during the pandemic. Topics will include:  planning for the future, managing challenging behaviors in adults and children, and reducing caregiver burnout.

Panelists:            

  • Heather Dane, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Karly Sciortino-Poulter, The Arc of Indiana
  • Jennifer Akers, Family Voices Indiana

To register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5017049973129102092

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information and instructions to join the webinar.

The Division of Aging is a program of the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration. If you have questions about Aging programs and services, visit us online at www.IN.gov/fssa/aging

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