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Cornerstone VNA is hosting a free virtual event for caregivers

ROCHESTER – Cornerstone VNA, a local non-profit home care provider, announced the 6th annual Caregivers Connect, a special event that focuses on supporting family caregivers. This free virtual event will take place on Wednesday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is generously sponsored by First Seacoast Bank.

Attendees will hear from a fun motivational speaker, Kay Frances. During her energetic and upbeat presentation, caregivers will be reminded to keep their sense of humor, manage stress and take care of themselves. The first 50 registrants will receive a copy of Kay’s book, “The Funny Thing About Stress” after confirming attendance on the day of the event.

“We are incredibly pleased to present our annual Caregivers Connect event, which will again be virtual this year to attract a wider audience. Our theme ‘laughter is the best medicine’ is sure to resonate with our local family caregivers,” says Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President and CEO, Cornerstone VNA. Janice Howard, Life Care – Private Duty Director at Cornerstone VNA adds, “In addition to the supportive and lively discussion, this event will help our caregivers feel a sense of camaraderie. It can be very comforting to know that you are not alone in your journey as the caregiver of a loved one.

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