Seats Available for Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon

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There are still some seats available for people able to attend the Lompoc Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon on Nov. 17. The special appreciation event includes vendor booths and resources to fit the caregiving needs of community members.

The free event will be held from 10 am to 2 pm at Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Ocean’s Seven Café, 1515 E Ocean Ave.

A resource fair will run from 10 to 11:45 am; the complimentary luncheon and lecture from 11:45 am to 1 pm and networking and resources from 1 to 2 pm.

Reserve a seat today by calling LVMC Outreach Coordinator Karen Ortiz at 805-875-8868 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. RSVP by Nov. 14.

The Caregiver Appreciation event is presented by Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Family Caregiver Support Network and is also sponsored in part by the Santa Barbara Foundation, Superior Senior Home Care and the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation.

The guest speaker for the Nov. 17 event is Donna Benton, Ph.D., Director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Dr. Benton has worked in the field of aging for more than 30 years, and she was recently co-chair of the California Taskforce on Family Caregiving.