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Annual Senior Caregiving Conference

The Senior Resource Fair is still open (RSVP not required).

For more information on other UK Elder Care events, please visit this page.

Are you a caregiver for an older loved one?

Open to the general public, you’re invited to attend two great events in one full-day conference:

Workshop: “Making sense of the mess" led by Kay M. Adams - $15
Presentation Slides

Learn how to make sense of dementia and more caregiving tips from Kay Adams in these sessions:

  • Understanding Dementia: What is it?
  • Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss
  • The Power of Perspective and Self-Care

Professionals: Earn 3 continuing education credits - $60

Read more about continuing education credits for social work, nursing, or phsychology.

Senior resource fair - free!

Attend as part of the conference, or drop in to visit a variety of Central Kentucky organizations in one place. See the current list of vendors.

Friday, November 8, 2019

8:00am - 1:30pm

Workshop: Making sense of the mess

Kay Adams

Kay Adams, LCSW, is a clinician, educator, coach and trainer. She is the founder of Compassion Works, LLC which provides individualized dementia coaching, classes and educational offerings to family and professional care partners. In addition, she is also a Certified Dementia Consultant for Teepa Snow and Positive Approach to Care. Kay is passionate about supporting people living with dementia, as well as the families, care partners, and communities entrusted with their care. Kay’s extensive background in geriatrics, hospice, palliative care and mental health allows her to address the diverse and complex experiences of her clients and audiences in a very relatable way. Known for bringing passion, integrity, humor, and a unique authenticity to her work, Kay can make often uncomfortable topics safe to explore for family and professional caregivers alike.


Friday, November 8

8:00am - 8:30am Registration and light breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am Session 1: Understanding Dementia: What is it?
9:30am - 9:45am Break and resource fair opens
9:45am - 10:45am Session 2: Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss
10:45am - 11:00am Break
11:00am- 12:00pm Session 3: The Power of Perspective and Self-Care
12:00pm - 1:30pm Resource fair closes at 1:30pm

Senior resource fair: 40 vendors

Learn what local expertise is available, whether needed for yourself or an aging loved one—or for future reference or now. At this free event, you’ll connect face-to-face with a variety of organizations in one place. Vendors include financial planning, legal expertise, housing and care options. See all 2019 vendors >