February 15, 2000
Registration going on now for April caregivers' conference
VALDOSTA�The Second Annual Conference of the South Georgia
Caregivers' Network (CARE-NET) will be held April 18-19 at the
University Center of Valdosta State University. Registration is
underway now for the event, titled "Caring and Sharing: Caring for
Those Who Care for Others."
Organizers say the conference is meant for family and professional caregivers�anyone who cares for people with chronic physical or mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, the frail elderly or those with substance abuse problems. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter is scheduled to address conference participants April 18.
The conference is sponsored by CARE-NET, a joint project of the VSU Division of Social Work and The Rosalynn Carter Institute of Georgia Southwestern State University. Cost is $60 per person and seating is limited. Continuing Education Units (CEU's) are available. For registration information or additional details, call 229-293-6145.