Comprised of professional volunteer members of BLFS who are passionate about, and available for you to schedule speaking to seniors, their families, care-givers and other providers to the needs of seniors. There are two presentations available:
I. Empathy For Elders:
We walk the participants down memory lane to experience the gift of aging. This is primarily focused towards professional Care-Givers or family members. As a result of taking this "walk", we have see people's passions reignited for their role in caring for the elderly. (See more detail below)
II. Shedding Light on Senior Myths (Minimum 25 attendees)
Presented with 5-6 professionals from diverse fields of expertise that will introduce you to "Miss Daisy", will highlight some of the more common myths seen in each industry, and will help the attendees learn that sometimes their next door neighbor may not be the best person to seek advice from. This group will introduce you to reliable resources within Polk County. (See more detail below)
We are happy to speak at civic organizations, church groups, SNF's, at your office or facility. To schedule our team to speak, please send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (863) 248-1475.
The Education Committee is a group of BLFS member volunteers passionate about helping the seniors of Polk County. Our premier seminar, "Empathy for Elders," is an interactive and educational presentation. It offers the participants the opportunity to learn about:
The Education Committee has presented to hundreds of students, health care professionals, family caregivers, health care facility team members, hospice volunteers, and many more. The presentation can be customized to present to any audience in any length of time. We can share a short 10-minute "This is one thing you can do today to make a difference" or our complete 1-hour interactive presentation.