Bridge into the Woods

A Bridge to Our Future

Let us help you bridge the caregiving gaps

No matter where you are on the caregiving journey, you've probably encountered many twists and turns. But the hardest moments happen when you come to a gap in the road and the bridge is out.

Our goal is to help you build the bridges so you continue on your caregiving journey with added education, encouragement and confidence.  You will hear from current and former caregivers, industry experts and health care practitioners all there with one goal in mind: To help you now and to build your future!

This year we are hosting both an in-person and online event. See the conference schedule and register for this free event.

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Saturday,
September 25, 2021
9 AM to 3 PM
Registration Opens at 8 AM

In Person & Online

Need Respite Care?

Professionals agree that time to recharge is critical for caregivers. So we've partnered with You're First to provide a limited number of respite care spots so you can drop your loved ones off while you learn from our experts. In order to provide tailored care, there is a quick survey so You're First will know what your loved one enjoys. 
 

Conference Schedule & Speakers

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Leah Stanley

CAREGIVER STORY

9:00 - 9:45

Leah is an author and speaker as well as former and current caregiver. She will speak on her caregiving experience and offer tips to help you thrive during your time as a caregiver.

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Ruth-Ann Toups

NAVIGATING LEGAL

10:30 - 11:20

Attorney Ruth-Ann Toups will cover what legal documents are necessary to take care of your loved one as well as when and how to use them.  

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Frank Mazzapica, MA

PSYCHOLOGY

12:30 - 1:15

Pastor, licensed psychologist and caregiver Frank Mazzapica will offer suggestions on how to ensure you are taking care of yourself while you are taking care of your loved one. 

Experts Panel

Q & A Panel

Q & A SESSION

2:30

To end the day we will welcome back our caregiving speakers for a Q & A panel with questions from both the live audience and online.

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Lisa Milliken

MOVEMENT

9:45 - 10:10

Join Lisa, Owner of Milliken Healthcare Consulting for a talk on why movement is so important, including a time of audience participation for people of all ages!

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Gregory Temple

SAFETY

11:20 - 11:45

From cyber crime to shopping safely, Deputy Gregory Temple will offer tips on how to protect yourself and your loved one's safety and security.

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Ryan Peters

THE COST OF CARE

1:30 - 2:25

From Medicare to Medicaid to more, learn about the different types of insurance on the market today and which ones are right for you.

 

Thanks to our Partners

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