CLARENDON – The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will host an Elder Care Conference
March 24, according to Andrea Stelting, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Donley County.
The program will start with registration at 8:45 a.m. and conclude at noon, Stelting said. It will be held in the Donley County Activity Center, located a mile north of Clarendon on State Highway 70.
Advance registration by March 22 is requested and can be made by calling 806-874-2141, she said. There will be a $10 registration fee, payable at the door.
Audette Rackley, head of special programs at the University of Texas-Dallas Center for Brain Health, will be the guest speaker. In her current role, she provides brain-health physicals that evaluate cognitive function and seek methods to strengthen cognitive abilities.
She also assesses adults with progressive and static brain disorders and provides individualized feedback focusing on optimizing abilities, Stelting said.
The program also will include the Amarillo Area Agency on Aging, which will share information on their services and offering support to family caretakers.
Molly Foreman, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Hall and Briscoe counties, will share information on exercise, nutrition and how to alleviate stress.
Representatives from Accolade Homecare will share information and offer personal health assessments to participants.
The program is hosted by the AgriLife Extension offices in Armstrong, Briscoe, Collingsworth, Donley, Hall and Wheeler counties. Contact any of those offices for more information or contact Stelting at 806-874-2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.