Family Caregivers


Family Caregivers

Our conference will take place on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11, at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, conveniently located minutes from O’Hare and a subway ride from downtown Chicago.

Register here if you currently care for a family member. You also can register your caree in our respite program.

If you are a professional or previously cared for a family member, you'll find registration details here.

Highlights of our conference include:

Register for our conference at the bottom of this page.

Conference Costs
Regular and On-Site Costs

  • Family caregivers: $35 for Friday or Saturday or $60 for both days. Price includes continental breakfast and lunch on each day.

  • Carees: $35 for Friday or Saturday or $60 for both days. Price includes continental breakfast and lunch on each day.

Registration includes a includes a continental breakfast and lunch as well as access to our sessions and exhibitor floor. You’ll pay for your travel expenses, including your hotel stay.

You save when you register 3 or more individuals for our conference. To receive your discounts, change your quantity when you purchase your registration.

Conference App
The app will work on any device. In the app store, please search for cgevents and download. Once you download the app, you will see the 2017 Conference. Click on that event and press download. Please download and start using the app as soon as you can. The more you use the app, the more comfortable you will be helping attendees at the conference.

Hotel Details
To reserve a guest room for November 10 and/or November 11 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, please call the Marriott at 773-693-4444. The hotel offers free shuttle service to and from O’Hare. Daily hotel parking for our Friday and Saturday is $3. Overnight parking is $9.

Check out our respite agenda to make sure your caree will enjoy and be appropriate for our planned activities. We will only provide activities and socialization; any care, such as dispensing meds and toileting, must be provided by you. By enrolling your caree in our respite program, you recognize and agree that, the Center for Family Caregivers and all other individuals and organizations participating in this program are providing no direct or indirect services. You shall hold harmless and indemnify these agencies for any damages or liabilities it incurs arising from this agreement.

You must remain at the conference as an attendee or volunteer for the entire time your caree is enrolled in our respite program.

After registering your caree in our respite program, you'll receive a PDF with a link to our respite form. You must complete and submit the completed respite form by November 9.

Register below. Please choose to purchase either a Friday or Saturday registration or the two-day registration for yourself. If you want to enroll your caree in our respite program, please also choose the respite program option when completing your registration.

If you are registering for someone else (the registration is a gift, for instance), then add the name of the person who will be attending the conference in our "Notes" section during our payment process. You'll have a chance to add a note before you add your payment details.

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