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Full Life Care, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, and Pierce County Community Connections cohost the annual Giving Care, Taking Care Conference.

This conference is designed for family and community caregivers and offers practical, up-to-date resources and information to help you in your caregiving responsibilities. Workshops feature dynamic speakers from a variety of backgrounds, including health care, rehabilitation, social work, and law. Staff from major health and social service organizations are available to answer questions. Exhibitors provide informational displays of caregiving products, services and literature.

Learn more about the attendees at the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration’s conference page. 

2019 Giving Care, Taking Care Conference

Monday, June 3, 2019
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Ave. South, Tukwila, WA 98168


Who Should Attend

  • Family members caring for an adult or senior with a chronic illness or disability.
  • Adult children concerned about aging parents.
  • Parents caring for adult children with disabilities.
  • Long-term care workers: assisted living facility, adult family home or home care agency staff.
  • Social service, adult day service or mental health professionals who work with family caregivers.

About the Conference

The conference is held at the Tukwila Community Center, a wheelchair-accessible location. Conference staff may help if you are an unpaid family caregiver and need help finding respite care for your family member so you can attend this conference.

Certificates of attendance are available for each session. Caregivers working for an adult family home, assisted living facility, or home care agency may be able to receive credit towards CE requirements. Talk with your supervisor first.

Registration is required. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited.

For information on becoming an exhibitor or financial sponsor for the 2020 event, please email for more information.

Conference Sponsors

A big thank you to the hosts and sponsors of the Giving Care, Taking Care conference!

2019 Conference Hosts

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Full Life Care
Pierce County Community Connections

2019 Sponsors

AARP Washington
Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter
Rehmke Law
ResCare HomeCare
Seattle-King County Aging and Disability Services