Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Indiana Respite Coalition Event 7/9 Indpls

Family Voices recognizes that many families in Indiana struggle to access respite. The following is an opportunity to learn more about the Lifespan Respite Care Act and the Indiana Respite Coalition. To learn more about these issues, please visit:
ARCH National Respite Network

Lifespan Respite Act

Indiana Respite Coalition Event

Event: Presentations on Lifespan Respite Care
Sponsored by Indiana Respite Coalition,
ARCH National Respite Coalition, Langeloth Foundation

Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Check in begins at 8:30am

Location: Indiana Government Center South – Auditorium (1st Floor)
402 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46207

Parking: Parking is available nearby at the Eiteljorg Museum garage ($10+/day), The Marriott ($19+/day) and various Circle Centre Mall garages ($12+ for 6-12 hours).

***Announcing Presentations on Lifespan Respite Care***

Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Indiana Government Center Auditorium

Attendance is Free, Seating Limited

***Reservations Required***

Contact: Deb Collier


On July 9, 2008, the newly formed Indiana Respite Coalition is pleased to present a day of information regarding respite care.

Jill Kagan, chair of the National Respite Coalition; Phyllis Stephenson, of the North Carolina Respite Coalition; and Senator Dennis Byars, sponsor of the legislative bill to establish the Nebraska Lifespan Respite Services Program will be in Indianapolis to speak at the Indiana Government Center auditorium.

Attendance is free, but advance reservations are required. Due to the limited capacity of the auditorium, attendance is capped at 300 persons. When making reservations please indicate whether you plan to attend for the morning session, afternoon session, or for the entire day.

8.30 - 9:20
Morning Check-in
9:30 -12:30 Senator Dennis Byars and Jill Kagan
12:30 -1:30 Lunch (on your own)
30 - 1:45 Afternoon Check-in
1:45 - 4:30 Jill Kagan and Phyllis Stephenson

For reservations contact Deb Collier at 317-232-7842 or 1-800-545-7763

If you would like more information regarding the Indiana Respite Coalition or the sponsored presentations, please contact:

Roberta Lehman, agaperespite@hotmail.com (260-589-3351) or
Juman Bruce, juman.bruce@fssa.in.gov (317-232-7820)

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