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Healthy Aging Conference | June 28, 2014

4th Annual Healthy Aging Conference
Saturday, June 28
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
St. Mary Mercy Hospital
(Please use the Emergency Center entrance)

Join many other seniors, families and caregivers for a day that includes exhibitors and seminars by expert speakers on various topics including stroke prevention, resources for seniors and caregivers and healthy eating. Lunch is included with this free event.

Photos from the 2013 Healthy Aging Conference

All activities are free!
Cooking demonstration and free boxed lunch from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.!
Lunch sponsored by Arden Courts and Home Instead.

Presentations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Auditorium

  • "All About Stroke" – How to reduce risks and recognize warning signs. Speaker: Gail Schramek, NP
  • "Maintaining Independence As We Age" – What an assessment and prevention can do to help you stay healthy. Speakers: Gerald Turlo, MD and Jessica Weathas, LMSW
  • "Connecting Seniors and Caregivers to Resources" – Learn about exercise programs for seniors and supportive services available in the community. Speakers: Julie Burt, AADP, CHC and The Senior Alliance Staff
  • "Eating For A Healthy You" – Food demonstration by Mary Condon, RD

Health Education, Exhibitors 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Auditorium

  • "Ask the Nurse Practitioner"
  • Joint health
  • Stroke
  • Heart health
  • Exercise programs for seniors
  • Eye and ear care
  • Home health care
  • Senior living
  • Memory and balance screening
  • Podiatry and physical rehabilitation
  • Tours of Senior Assessment and Resource Institute

Thank you to our exhibitors and sponsors:

Alzheimer's Association
Area Agency on Aging - The Senior Alliance
Binson's Home Health Care
ComForcare
Comfort Keepers
Fireside Adult Day Care
Hearing Center of Excellence
Home Instead/Arden Courts
Huron Valley Ambulance

Marycrest Manor
Mendelson Orthopedic
Mercy Home Health Care and Hospice
Michigan Eyecare Institute
Pill Pouch
Presbyterian Villages of Michigan
Ray's Drugs
Sound Advice
St. Mary Mercy Medical Group

St. Mary Mercy Hospital was the first hospital in Michigan to open a Senior Emergency Department and the first of eight locations in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. St. Mary Mercy is a NICHE designated hospital, which focuses on nursing care specific to the senior population that benefits hospitalized older patients (NICHE stands for Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders).

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