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Past Event Information

2016 Event Information

The 8th Annual Circle of Care was a wonderful event dedicated to helping the caregivers of Manatee County.

Date: November 10th, 2016
Place: Renaissance on 9th - 1816 9th Street West, Bradenton, Fl 34205.

Agenda

Time Details
8:00am Registration & Vendor Exhibits
9:30am Welcome — Introduction
Keynote Speaker: Chip Burson
11:00am Consider the Conversation presented by Tidewell Hospice
12:00pm Lunch & Vendor Exhibits
1:00pm Documenting your Assets presented by Reba Rogers of Secure Aging
2:00pm Closing & Door Prizes

Door Prizes throughout the day.
Agenda is subject to change.



About Keynote Speaker:

E.N. (Chip) BursonChip Burson's working life has evolved from clinical therapist and counselor through medical service systems president, to successful entrepreneur and corporate CEO of a publically traded healthcare and education corporation. Chip is now devoting his life to alternative pursuits in teaching, training, and charitable enterprise. He serves as managing director of HELIX Integrative Institute, under the aegis of a 501 (C)(3) charitable foundation. Their efforts are dedicated to bringing Mindfulness-based training to Healthcare, Education, Government, and Communities.





About Reba C. Rogers:

Reba C. RogersReba C. Rogers is a Certified Public Accountant who has lived in Bradenton, Florida, since 1999. She has a BS in Accounting from Florida State University and a MBA from Florida International University. Reba began her career in public accounting working for Peat Marwick & Mitchell CPAs. After obtaining her CPA certification, she transitioned into the corporate accounting and tax arena. She spent 25+ years in corporate America serving as Chief Financial Officer for several property and casualty insurance companies.

Her corporate career offered her the opportunity to live in Miami, Florida; Princeton, New Jersey; Charleston, South Carolina; and Denver, Colorado. However, she was raised in Orlando, Florida, and her desire to be closer to home as her parents aged brought her to Bradenton.

In 2002, Reba created Secure Aging, a company focused on protecting the assets of vulnerable seniors. It operated as a division of her successful Bradenton CPA firm, AAA Bookkeeping & Tax Service, for 11 years. After selling the CPA practice in 2013, she devoted all of her energy into building Secure Aging. Her goal is to maintain the independence and integrity of her clients assuring that they will have sufficient money to live life to its fullest.

Reba serves on the Boards of Women's Resource Center of Manatee, Manatee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Harbour Landings Homeowners Association, and is a Director Consultant for Business Network International (BNI) in Southwest Florida.

She loves to speak to senior groups about topics such as asset documentation, tax tips for seniors, current scams to watch out for, and watching out for seniors in the community who might need assistance.


2015 Event Information

The 7th Annual Circle of Care was a wonderful event dedicated to helping the caregivers of Manatee County.

Date: November 13th, 2015, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Courtyard by Marriott
100 Riverfront Dr. West
Bradenton, FL 34205

Agenda

Time Details
8:00am Registration
9:45am Housekeeping — Introduction
10:15am Keynote Presentation: “Stress Resilience Skills for Caregivers”
By: Janet M. Cromer, RN, MA, BCPC
11:30am Complimentary Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:00pm Professional Panel Discussion
2:00pm Relax and Replenish
3:00pm Manatee School of the Arts Program
3:30pm Door Prizes
4:00pm Conclusion

Door Prizes throughout the day.
Agenda is subject to change.

About Keynote Speaker:

Overview & Philosophy

Janet M. Cromer, RN, MA, BCPCJanet Cromer, RN, MA, BCPC is a psychiatric RN, licensed psychotherapist, and educator for healthcare professionals and family caregivers. Janet is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of family caregivers by imparting new skills and strategies. She specializes in teaching mind- body health approaches to stress resilience, traumatic stress and compassion fatigue.

Janet is the author of Professor Cromer Learns to Read: A Couple’s New Life after Brain Injury. Her memoir chronicles the journey Janet and her husband Alan shared to reinvent their lives, identities, and marriage after Alan sustained a severe brain injury. Janet brings both her professional expertise and personal experience to her presentations.


2014 Event Information

The 6th Annual Circle of Care was a wonderful event dedicated to helping the caregivers of Manatee County. As always, the event was free and free respite was provided to loved ones upon caregiver’s request.

Agenda

Time Details
8:00am Sign-in and Visit Exhibits
10:00am Welcome — Greetings
10:15am Keynote Presentation: “Challenges & Rewards of Caregiving”
By: Dr. Joelle Angsten
11:30am Complimentary Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:00pm Professional Panel: Medical Resources
2:10pm Professional Panel: Community Resources
3:10pm Wrap Up and Grand Prize

Door Prizes throughout the day.
Agenda is subject to change.


2013 Event Information

The 5th Annual Circle of Care was a wonderful event dedicated to helping the caregivers of Manatee County. As always, the event was free and free respite was provided to loved ones upon caregiver’s request.

Date: Friday, November 8th, 2013, 8:00am to 3:00pm
Place: