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Caregiver Expo 2018-POSTPONED

This event has been postponed. Visit www.capitalcaring.org for updates and more information

A Celebration of Those Who Serve a Vital Role during National Family Caregivers Month

Free health screenings, massages, and remarks by former Washington Redskins Player & Silver Spring Native Shawn Springs

 There are approximately 43.5 million caregivers in the United States who dedicate themselves to providing support to their loved ones. Come, celebrate and recognize caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month with Capital Caring who will be hosting its first-ever Caregiver Expo on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia.

Remarks will be given by Nathan Baca, an investigative reporter with WJLA-TV 7 On Your Side, and former Washington Redskins player Shawn Springs. The Expo will include more than 50 community exhibitors offering important information for caregivers including valuable services, no-cost health screenings, and personal care services such as massages, free samples from area restaurants, and complimentary respite care upon request.

WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2018 --  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

  • 9:00 AM: Expo begins
  • 10:00—11:00 AM: Welcome remarks by Nathan Baca, 7 On Your Side, WJLA-TV

Keynote address by former Washington Redskins Shawn Springs

  • 11:30 AM—12:30 PM Session 2 – Topic TBD
  • 1:30—2:30 PM Session 3 – Topic TBD

WHERE: Washington-Lee High School, 1301 North Stafford Street Arlington, VA 22201

For more information, or to cover this event, please contact Amy Weiss at Amy@WeissPublicAffairs.com.

To register for this event, visit  www.capitalcaring.org/caregiverexpo.

ABOUT CAPITAL CARING
Since 1977, Capital Caring has simply improved care for those facing life‐limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and advocacy. Since its inception, Capital Caring has provided hospice, palliative care, and counseling to nearly 120,000 patients and their families. Almost 800 employees and 1,000 volunteers provide these services to nearly 1,400 patients each day. As one of the nation’s oldest and largest non‐profit providers of hospice and palliative care, Capital Caring is proud to provide nearly $3.3 million in charitable care to families in need annually. To learn more about Capital Caring, visit www.capitalcaring.org or call 800‐869‐2136.

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