Caregiving Around the Clock
Friday, November 15, 2019
8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Family Resource Network | 50 Millstone Road, East Windsor, NJ 08520
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On behalf of BioNJ and the Caregivers of New Jersey, join us on Friday, November 15, for this special event in commemoration of National Family Caregivers Month. The program will focus on the work caregivers are doing in support of Patients throughout New Jersey.
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks By:
Debbie Hart, President and CEO, BioNJ
Dr. Adeola Sonaike, Senior Vice President, Health & Innovation
Caregivers of New Jersey
9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
A Caregiver Legislative Update by Assemblyman Dan Benson
10:15 a.m.-11 a.m.
Caregiver Panel Featuring:
Elizabeth Grace Wolf, FCG
Elizabeth has spent more than a decade providing care to both her parents who were simultaneously diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In her role as a volunteer advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association, Elizabeth serves as the ambassador to her district congressperson and fiercely advocates for policies that support individuals and families whose lives are touched by dementia.
Michelle Hackenberry, NR-CMA
Michelle is the proud mother of two adult children who were diagnosed with juvenile onset Pompe Disease in 2006. She is the co-founder of Data Registry Services, LLC (DRS), a company that collects data for clinical trials and observational studies and provides Patient advocacy services to LSD/rare disease Patients and their families across the globe.
Ruthann Russo, Ph.D.
Ruthann served as CEO to two health technology start-ups for two decades until her daughter Emily’s diagnosis with uncontrollable epilepsy led her to pivot mid-career, and train as a licensed integrative health practitioner — earning four doctorate degrees.
Closing Remarks by Liza Gundell, CEO, Caregivers of New Jersey
Registration is free.