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Elder Care Fair offers help in navigating the caregiver maze March 14

Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center hosts its ninth annual Elder Care Fair on Wednesday, March 14, providing an excellent opportunity to obtain helpful information about available community resources and services for seniors and adult caregivers.

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Next Caregiver Support Group meeting set for Feb. 14

Feb. 9, 2018—The Family Resource Center Caregiver Support Group, a monthly service of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, will next meet Wednesday, Feb. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 8380A in Medical Center East.

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Summer Camp Fair Feb. 23 makes summertime planning easy

Feb. 8, 2018—o you need a summer camp for your child? If so, join us at the 12th annual Summer Camp Fair on Feb. 23.

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Free legal advice on estate planning May 17

May. 10, 2017—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will make attorneys available to answer specific questions about estate planning from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 17.

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Learn about long-term care insurance April 19

Apr. 12, 2017—Do you have a loved one that may need long-term care? Long-term care insurance could be the answer to receiving the assistance you need for expenses that generally aren’t covered by health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

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Get assisted-living care advice at lunch session March 1

Feb. 22, 2017—On March 1, the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s “Boomers, Elders and More” series welcomes Sandra F. Simmons, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, to help employees learn more about how to choose a care facility that meets their loved ones’ needs.

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Plan your child’s perfect summer at the 2017 Summer Camp Fair

Feb. 9, 2017—The Vanderbilt Child & Family Center will host its 11th annual Summer Camp Fair on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Learn to balance caring for others and yourself at Feb. 15 lunch and learn

Feb. 9, 2017—Katherine Y. Brown will provide an approach to caring for others while also caring for one's self at February's Boomers, Elders and More session.

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Babies and You: ‘Exploring child care options’ Jan. 19

Jan. 11, 2017—Rhonda Laird, director of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, will discuss what to look for when exploring child care options at the next installment of Babies and You. The talk is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in Light Hall, Room 411.

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Is it time for in-home care assistance? Find out Dec. 7

Nov. 23, 2016—Family members who do not live near elderly loved ones often come home to find living situations have changed since their previous visit. Amy Walter, a licensed master social worker with Senior Helpers, will provide resources to help you assess your loved one’s self-sufficiency to remain in the home.

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‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Nov. 16

Nov. 3, 2016—On Nov. 16, Tabitha Satterfield with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability will offer tools to help caregivers learn to care for themselves so they can effectively care for their loved ones.

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More than 500 registered caregivers available through Vanderbilt Sitter Service

Oct. 5, 2016—The next time you need help looking after your two- or four-legged loved ones, make the Vanderbilt Sitter Service directory your first stop.

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