Friday, February 29, 2008

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services presents "Supporting Rural Family Caregivers"

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and DHHS New Freedom Initiative Subcommittee on Caregiving presents "Supporting Rural Family Caregivers" March 19, 2008 - 1-3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

The purpose of this satellite broadcast is to conduct a discussion of the difficulties faced by rural family caregivers and how to support them in areas with limited provider agencies, manpower shortages, and transportation challenges. With assistance from USDA/CREES and other organizations, this session will highlight creative responses to rural family caregiving such as consumer directed care. This broadcast will feature family caregivers who have applied innovative means to be effective caregivers in rural areas.

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