Elder Care Summit

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The Summit


Join The Family Tree as a trusted Partner in Aging as we host the Elder Care Summit once again. Industry professionals will earn continuing education credits while they will learn from a trusted industry professional on the single topic of Aging 101: An Overview of Death & Dying – How to walk a client through the grief process of death”

The larger public event will offer a keynote speaker, along with topic-focused sessions to address the often confusing and sometimes complicated issues caretakers experience when managing care for their aging loved ones.

The Details


Registration is OPEN & space is limited!

Date: Friday, October 21, 2022

Time: 9am – 12pm (noon)

Location: Goodwill of Acadiana; 2435 West Congress Street Lafayette, LA 70506

CEUs: 3-hours for any LPC & SW who attends & completes the post-event evaluation survey



Registration will open in 2023.

Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 9am – 1pm

More details will follow once registration opens!

Sessions & Speakers

October 21, 2022: Presentation on “Death, Dying, & Loss 101” by Jennifer Loli, LMSW, CT, LMT, NTS

This interactive professional development course will consist of experiential writing exercises & activities, mindfulness techniques, and group discussions to investigate death & dying. Exploring various tools to deter professional burnout, building self-care strategies to promote self-awareness, as well as sustaining positive social support systems will be addressed. This experience will have a body & mind emphasis, and help participants gain an understanding of their own perspective on death, loss, and grief. A myriad of teaching techniques will encourage critical thinking, self-reflection, and examine the individual and collective responses to loss and death.

This class can help build skills for those wishing to deepen their knowledge and understanding of everyday life, but also all professionals seeking to contribute to helping those who are impacted by grief, loss, and death. Register today!


March 25, 2023: Keynote Address by Dr. Britni Hebert, MD along with other sessions.

Partners in Aging

Partnership opportunities for the 2022/2023 summit are now available! Please reach out to Executive Director Marie Collins directly for more information.


– Live Oak Partnership –



– Magnolia Partnership –



Friends of the Family Tree



– Camellia Partnership –