Westminster, MD, Friday, October 28, 2022 – Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities’ Family Caregiver Support Program will host the 2022 conference for caregivers, “Taking the Next Steps” on Saturday, November 5, 2022. The Family Caregiver Support Program is designed to assist caregivers who are caring for family members over the age of 60 and grandparents raising grandchildren under the age of 18.

The event will be held from 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Westminster Senior and Community Center located at 125 Stoner Avenue, Westminster. The topics to be covered are: “Healthcare Options,” “Palliative Care vs Hospice Care,” “The Difference Between MOLST and Advanced Directives,” and “The Neurobiology of Aging.” (MOLST-Maryland Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)

The conference is open to caregivers and others interested in the presentation topics on the agenda. There is no cost to attend the conference, but registration is required. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, contact Mary Jane Overby at 410-386-3833 or moverby@carrollcountymd.gov . The registration deadline is 12:00 noon on Friday, November 4, 2022.