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"
Exercise programs for seniors
Eye and ear care
Home health care
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).