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On November 20, 2002, from 7:00 to 9:00PM Eastern, National Family
Caregivers Association (NFCA) and WHYY will partner together to host a town
hall meeting on the costs of family caregiving - to families, businesses and
the community. Moderated by WHYY's Tracey Matisak, Creating Community
Solutions to the Costs of Caregiving, is one in a series of town hall
meetings presented across the country by NFCA. WHYY will serve as NFCA's
media partner for all of the town hall meetings, providing live webcasts at
The town hall meeting will provide an opportunity for family caregivers,
recipients and others whose professional roles put them in daily contact
with family caregivers to share concerns and explore solutions regarding the
costs of caregiving with a panel comprised of policy makers and leaders in
position to create change in the lives of caregiving families.

Please join us - and spread the word to people you think would be
interested. Family caregivers and their loved ones are encouraged to

The WHYY Technology Center is located at 150 North Sixth Street,
Philadelphia. This event is free and open to the public.

1. For reservations to attend the town hall meeting, please call

2. To access the live webcast, please go to Click the
town hall meetings icon. It is a good idea to register in advance and to run
the "Wizard" to determine whether your computer is ready to display all
aspects of the webcast. Free software is available if you need it.

We hope you will join us!

While you are visiting NFCA's Website check out the National Family
Caregiver Story Project as well (it has its own icon) - caregivers can
submit their stories directly online. There is information for professionals
on how to support the effort and how other National Organizations can help
and be part of the project.


Daniel Johnson
Communications Manager
National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Avenue
Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
Phone: 301/942-6430
Fax: 301/942-2302

Tough times don't last - tough people do.