Minnesota Stroke Association Education

The Minnesota Stroke Association in collaboration with State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Live Well at Home Grant and The Basilica of St Mary will present a conference for caregivers through the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education (CARE) Program on June 8.

This conference is brought to you at NO COST through generous funding provided by the Live Well at Home grant.

Space is limited, so register today! Please call Angela Bowles-Edwards at 763-553-0088, or e-mail angelabe@braininjurymn.org

Vendors on site throughout the event!

The Bascilica of St Mary is located at 88 17th St N, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

9 to 9:30 a.m. - Registration Opens

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Practical Tips for Dealing with Changes after Stroke, Brain Injury, and Dementia
Presented by: Erwin Concepcion, Ph.D, LP, Clinical Services Director, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Minnesota Department of Human Services
This presentation will cover common causes of brain injury from car accidents and concussion, to stroke and dementia. Participants will learn different ways that these neurological conditions can affect a person, what this may look like in everyday life and how to help the person and their family cope with emotional and behavioral changes.

10:45 to 11:45 a.m. - Make Wellness a Priority
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Caregivers are at increased risk for a number of health problems, and self-care is a crucial factor in addressing these concerns. Learn how to take care of yourself both psychologically and physically.

12 to 12:30 p.m. - Resource Facilitation Program and Social Time
Brief presentation about what Resource Facilitation is and what it offers for caregivers and their loved ones. Social time for caregivers to connect and benefit from the experience, skills, and wisdom of other caregivers.