PAST: Caregiver Appreciation
Please join Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Family Caregiver Support Network in celebrating Lompoc Valley Caregivers. At this special appreciation event, we’ll provide vendor booths and resources to fit your caregiving needs. Come listen to our guest speaker and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Seating is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can.
Lompoc Valley Medical Center Oceans’ Seven Cafe
1515 E Ocean Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436
Our luncheon and lecture has limited seating.
Please RSVP by 11/09/18 to Karen Ortiz, Outreach Coordinator
Luncheon and Lecture
Donna Benton, PhD
Director USC FCSC/LACRC
Donna Benton. Ph.D. is a research associate professor of gerontology. She is the director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. She just finished as co-chair for the California Taskforce on Family Caregiving, which led to a report which outlines recommendations for supporting family caregivers throughout the diverse communities in CA. She has worked in the field of aging for over 30 years. Her volunteer experience with the Gray Panthers in high school, inspired her career as an advocate for improving how we all view the natural process of aging. She is committed to promoting collaborative partnerships that enhance service delivery for families caring for older adults with long-term memory and health problems.