May Forum – The Virtual Dementia Tour Tuesday, May 7 Did you know that there are approximately 35 million Americans age 65 and older, and more than 5.4 million suffer from Alzheimer’s disease? Dementia is the overriding diagnosis for cognitive impairments – the largest category under dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Geriatric specialists know that quality of care [...]
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Can retirement be exciting and fulfilling? – Laughing with Mary Ann is spending a lot of her time on the computer since she has retired and is looking for something exciting and fulfilling. For more information or to get answers to your questions, please contact your Home Instead Senior Care office in The Greater Phoenix, [...]
February Forum – Understanding Incontinence Wednesday, February 14 @ 1:00pm Please join Home Instead Senior Care as we present Barbara Wiggins, PhD, CRRN-A, CNS, ANP-BC of Continence Care of America (CCA). Barbara will be presenting an educational and informative lecture on incontinence and the unique treatment solutions available. Presentation will include: ♣ Causes and Risk [...]
Are you caring for an aging parent or relative with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias? If you are interested in signing up and attending any of these free workshops, please call us 602-903-1461 or email us email@example.com to register. All workshops will be held at 2412 W. Greenway Rd., Ste. B, Phoenix, AZ 85023 Part 1 – Alzheimer’s Disease [...]
Mary Coalson from Area Agency on Aging will be discussing Medication Management and Medication Safety – Unintentional Misuse Among Older Adults. This training is for professionals, volunteers, caregivers, community members and family members of those 55 and older who could be at risk for medication misuse. Join us and learn the warning signs, ways to prevent potentially dangerous medication situations [...]
October Forum – Breast Cancer Awareness Presentation October 18th at 1:00 p.m. Sharon Carlson, breast cancer survivor and volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, will be our speaker for the month of October. Since 1982, Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming [...]
August Forum: Managing Diabetes Presentation - August 15th—11:00 to Noon Janet F. Rinehart, MS, FNP-BC is the lead Nurse Practitioner and Manager of the Paradise Valley Hospital Outpatient Diabetes Clinic. Janet is an Illinois native and attended school at the University of Illinois. The new outpatient diabetes clinic is affiliated with the Paradise Valley Hospital, but [...]
July Education Forum: Estate Planning – July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Timothy Holt, a Certified Financial Planner, Practitioner and founder of The Holt Capital Management Group, L.L.C. will be discussing estate planning during our July Forum. Mr. Holt has over 28 years experience in civil litigation. He has established hundreds of trusts and many asset [...]
June 2012 Forum: Donor Education Linda Olson, Director of Donor and Family Education, will be speaking about the Biological Resource Center and their services. The Biological Resource Center is an Arizona based willed body to science program. Their mission is for the advancement of medicine through being able to recover and place non-transplantable donated human [...]
May Forum: Medication Management Along with increases in the aging population come the problems associated with age. Adverse drug reactions are among the top five greatest threats to health 28% of hospitalizations among seniors are due to adverse drug reactions 32,000 seniors suffer hip fractures each year due to falls caused by medication-related problems. As a Certified Geriatric [...]