In this issue:
Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education Conference - March 9 - Saint Cloud
The Minnesota Stroke Association in collaboration with State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Live Well at Home Grant, CentraCare Neurosciences Stroke Center and Whitney Senior Center will present a conference for caregivers through the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education (CARE) Program on Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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
Vendors on site throughout the event!
The Whitney Senior Center is located at 1527 Northway Dr, Saint Cloud, MN 56303.
Click here for more information.
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Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education
The Minnesota Stroke Association in collaboration with the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Live Well at Home Grant will present education sessions about caregiving through the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education (CARE) Program. The program will also include 30 minutes of social time for caregivers to connect and benefit from the experience, skills, and wisdom of other caregivers.
Our 2019 dates are as follows:
February 10 - Senior LinkAge Line (Senior Linkage Line Staff)
March 19 - Substitute Decision-making (Lutheran Social Services)
April 16 - Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors (Alzheimer's Association of Minnesota)
May 21 - New to Medicare (Minnesota Board on Aging)
June 18 - Stroke and Brain Damage (Minnesota Stroke Association)
Click here for more information on the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education series or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 763-553-0088.
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Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.
Brain Injury Basics:
Caregiving: February 28
Introduction to Brain Injury: March 28
Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.
Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.
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Administrative Volunteer Opening
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance and the Minnesota Stroke Associate are looking for Administrative Volunteers. The volunteers would help with duties such as directing phone calls, assists with various administrative tasks, filing, preparation of materials, database entry, and daily mailings.
We offer a flexible schedule but ask for a minimum commitment of four to eight hours per week. The opportunity is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If you are interested, please call Debbi Erickson at 612-378-2742.
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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 8,000 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.
The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."