The January 9, 2018 Mass. Lifespan Respite Coalition meeting is cancelled. Check back to see when the next Coalition meeting will take place.
The Mass. Lifespan Respite Coalition 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
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