Elder Service Providers


A Silver Lining for Caregivers

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 8:30-4:00 p.m. | Bellwether Hotel

Keynote Speaker:

Lee Tomlinson, C.A.R.E. Effect Movement

Conference Details & Registration Information

Click here and Register today for the 25thAnnual Caregiver Conference to be held at the Bellwether Hotel on Friday, April 3, 2020. Your privacy is important to us and will only be used to contact you if needed, and to inform you of future conferences if you choose.

You can also stay up-to-date on conference details on our facebook page here!

Speaker Information

Keynote Speaker: Lee Tomlinson

Topic: A Silver Lining for Caregivers

A stage 3+ cancer survivor, patient-centered care advocate, and customer service expert, Lee Tomlinson is a nationally known thought leader and TEDTalk Presenter on compassionate care. Combining his unique constellation of life experiences for the benefit of healthcare organizations, he is a speaker dedicated to bringing more compassionate care to the forefront of modern medicine

Watch his TedTalk here.

Afternoon Guest Speakers

Marcie Suppe, RN 

Marcie will be sharing about LGBT issues related to aging.

Ira Hyman, Ph.D Cognitive & Developmental Psychology

Ira will be discuss supportive environments for individuals with dementia.

(Additional Speakers may be added soon! )

Vendor Sponsor Information

We invite you to come join us and showcase your business as a conference sponsor. Check out the different opportunities here, deadline is Jan 15, 2020.

You can seen an example of last year's agenda below. This year's will be coming soon! 

Thank you to our 2019 Conference Sponsors!

Thank you to our Food Sponsors!

Thank you to our Relaxation Sponsors!

Thank you to our Media Sponsors!


Luncheon Sponsor:  Right at Home

Right at Home is Northwest Washington's premium provider of in home care and assistance to seniors and disabled adults serving Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan and northern Snohomish counties

Speaker: Opportunity Council 

  • Adrienne Solenberger, Landlord Liaison
  • Hadley Prentiss, Housing Lab Case Manager

We are all part of the community to take care of our seniors, whether they are residing in our communities, being taken care of by our caregivers or partaking of our senior services - we must be the advocates for all of our seniors.  That's why Right at Home invited Adrienne Solenberger, Landlord Liaison, and Hadley Prentiss, Housing Lab Case Manager from the Opportunity Council will be presenting information on housing resources for elders 55+.

Participants will learn more about low income housing options, senior weatherization programs, as well as energy assistance opportunities.  So we can be informed on how best to help any senior who comes to our communities looking for help.


No Lunch November! 

Enjoy a nice little break in November and we'll see you again on December 11th for the gift drive, benefiting participants of the Meals on Wheels And More Program.

If you'd like to participate in the gift drive, contact Julie or Molly at the Bellingham Senior Center and Meals on Wheels Program! You can call them at 360.733.4030.


Elder Service Providers