Parkinson's Support Group Meeting - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Deaconess Gateway Conference Center
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Dr. Douglas Hatler, a Deaconess geriatric physician, and Andrea Lantz, a social worker with Deaconess Palliative Care team. They will define the services offered by palliative care services, explain how it differs from hospice care, and how it can benefit individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers.
Time will be allowed for Q/A session.
We will also have a brief review of Rytary, the extended release sinemet.
Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness - Thursday & Friday, August 10-11, 2017
MAIA, co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More, is a two-day gerontology conference for lay persons, nurses, social workers, older adults and professionals working in the field of gerontology. Each year, national and local speakers provide practical tools and ground-breaking information related to successful aging and gerontology. Purpose: this conference will provide practical tools and ground-breaking information to enable the attendee to incorporate life-enhancing strategies for successful aging into their professional practice
and/or their lifestyle. Topics will include inspirational keynotes as well as multiple sessions ranging from healthy aging to coping with illness. For more information and registration visit the official website.
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