11/21 – “Caring for the Caregiver” Conference

Nov. 21—The Institute for Healthy Aging at Keiro and Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (Nishi Hongwanji) Adult Buddhist Association
will present the 10th "Caring for the Caregiver" Conference and Resource Fair, to be
held at Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E. First St., Los Angeles,
90012. Sponsored by Keiro Senior HealthCare and Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist
Temple Betsuin with partial funding from the Takayama Foundation and California
Community Foundation, the conference will include a resource fair, presentations on
important caregiving topics, complimentary attorney and pharmacy consultations by
appointment, massages, nutrition consultations, and lunch. Simultaneous Japanese
translation is sponsored in part by Lighthouse, with translation headsets available
on a first requested, first served basis.

Caregiving presentations will include "Senior Moments or Alzheimer's? 10 Warning
Signs of Alzheimer's Disease" by Patty Barnett Mouton, director of education and
public policy at the Alzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter; "Who Pays for
Long-Term Care?" by Cheryl Yoshida Meronk, MSG, chief executive officer of the
Council on Aging - Orange County; and "Legal Issues of Caregiving - Bringing
Families Together or Tearing Them Apart" by Steven Awakuni, Esq.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., and the program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
To RSVP, please visit www.keiro.org/caregiverconference, e-mail
[email protected], or call Judy Shiroma at (323) 980-2352.