Save the Date: The next Mass. Lifespan Respite Coalition meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 9th from 10am-12pm.
The MLRC meets at the National MS Society, 101A 1st St, Waltham, MA .
These meetings are open to all and we encourage caregivers and professionals to attend and add their voices!
We typically start each meeting with a guest speaker. Information on scheduled speakers can be viewed here or below.
We offer a call in option at 641-715-3580 passcode: 753941#
Meeting times: Tuesdays 10 am – Noon
Previous Meetings and Speakers
September 8 -Mini-Grantee Summit
January 3 – Emily Kearns Co-Coordinator, Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative
February 7-MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.
November: Catherine Boyle: Autism Housing Pathways and Autism Housing Think Tank
October: Ariel Sherry, Founder Age Together
June: Massachusetts State Respite Summit 2016
May: Rita Shaw, Family Coordinator for Saheli Boston
April : Mini Grant Summit
March : Julia Lehmann, LICSW, Coordinator Veterans Administration (VA) Caregiver Support Program
February: Dania Jekel, MSW, Executive Director of the Asperger/Austism Network (AANE)
January: The What if...Workbook, author Gwen Morgan
September: Information and Referral Services in Massachusetts
June : Mike Festa State Director, Massachusetts AARP on The CARE Act
May: :Leanne Winchester and Lisa Marschke on the PCA Recruitment and Retention Initiative
April: Debra Mozill from SOAR 55: Caregiver Coach Program
January : Beth Soltzberg, Jewish Family and Childrens Service on Memory Cafes in Massachusetts