Care conference planned

Staff report

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County End of Life Coalition will hold a conference on “Caring for a Loved One: “From A Twinkle to a Wrinkle” at Wesley Pines on April 14 from 8:30-4:00.

The conference will address end of life issues throughout the life span-from prenatal to old age. Sessions will cover the causes of infant mortality; childhood and teen concepts of death and grief; pain control and symptom management for adults; and end of life care for people with dementia.

Conference costs are $5 for family caregivers, students and volunteers and $15 for professional staff. Lunch is included. Call 910 618-5533 to register by phone or go to for a registration form.

Registration for the conference is due by April 11 and 5.50 continuing education credits from the North Carolina Division of Healthcare Regulation are available.

Staff report

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