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About This Event

Join us on National Caregivers Day for HFC's 2nd annual CareCon!

CareCon is a FREE, virtual event designed to educate, inspire, and empower Alzheimer's and dementia family caregivers with support, knowledge, and community.

Hosted by HFC Co-Founder Lauren Miller Rogen, CareCon is all about celebrating you and bolstering your caregiving journey!

Featuring celebrity-studded panels and expert-led workshops, you'll leave with new resources and connections.

Registration is FREE and closes on February 17.

NEW in 2022! Nominate a caregiver for the inaugural Scotty Caregiver Award. Named after Scott Miller, Lauren's father and caregiver to her mom, Adele, the Scotty Caregiver Award honors unpaid caregivers. Award recipients receive one HFC Recharge Respite Relief Care Grant (50 hours of respite care) or the cash equivalent ($1,500).

Panel conversations on:

  • Driving Awareness & Inspiring Change - moderated by Lisa Genova; featuring: Dan Fogelman & Pamela Adlon
  • Caring for Caregivers - featuring: Ben Feldman, Judy Cornish & Susan Schneider Williams - presented by Home Instead
  • Caring for Brains - featuring Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro & Amy Poehler
  • Investing in Brain Health Prevention Research and Clinical Trials - moderated by: Adam Shapiro; featuring: Phyllis Ferrell, Nancy Lynn, Dr. Laurie Ryan, Dr. Consuelo Wilkins - presented by Eli Lilly & Co.

Workshops to include:

Caregiving Hacks:

  • Cruising Through Caregiving: reducing the stress of caring for your loved one - Jennifer FitzPatrick
  • Create Connection Through Shared Laughter Using Improv! - Laughter On Call Founder Dani Klein Modisett
  • Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - Andrew Budson
  • Music, Memory, and Meaning: How to Effectively Use Music to Connect with Aging Loved One - Tara Parks Jenkins, Meredith Hamons, & Cathy Befi
  • Worry Warts: how to take action and take care of business - Happy Healthy Caregiver Founder, Elizabeth Miller
  • Positive Approach to Care - Teeepa Snow w/ Jacob & Justin Hamman
  • Dealing With Dementia - Lezlie Poole, Program Innovation Manager, Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregivers

Self-Care Tips:

  • Legos! Yes, Legos. - Loretta Veney
  • Mindful Practice for Caregivers - Larissa Hall
  • Comedy for Coping - J Smiles
  • On Your Toes: four steps to minimize stress and reduce tension - Janie Grauman
  • Cooking for Brain Health - Dr. Annie Fenn
  • How to Master Self Care Whilst Caregiving - Jill McNamara

What to expect at CareCon 2022:


led by celebrities with a connection to caregiving.


led by experts in the caregiving space.


with resources to support your caregiving journey.

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