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PD Caregiver Conference: Practical Skills- in GRESHAM

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM (PDT)

Portland, OR

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Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Conference:

Practical Skills

A special program just for family caregivers.

Saturday, November 1

10:00AM - 3:00PM

Check in at 10:00AM. Presentations start at 10:15AM

Gresham ElderPlace, 17727 E Burnside St

No Cost to attend! Lunch is included and limited respite care available. Call 800-426-6806 and ask for Tony for respite details.

Please note that this program is only open to family and friends who are caregivers of people living with Parkinson's. No CEUs.

We invite you to join us and learn the best practice to support your loved one and yourself!

10:15-11:15AM:

"Approaches to Good Self Care: Avoiding Caregiver Burnout" with Karen Nibblett, PMHNP, CNS, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Providence Elderplace

11:15AM-12:45PM: - LUNCH and

"Hands-on Equipment Demonstrations: Make Life Easier and Safer for You and Your Loved One" view and test equipment with a representative from Keen Healthcare

12:45-1:45PM:

"Swallowing: Positional, Environmental and Equipment Aspects" with Judy Simon, SLP, Speech Therapist, Providence ElderPlace and Jessica Wenzl, SLP, Speech Therapist, Providence ElderPlace

1:45-2:15PM:

 "Food, Socialization and Swallowing Issues" with Tony Borcich, Social Worker, Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

2:15-3:00PM:

"Hands-on Equipment Demonstrations: Make Life Easier and Safer for You and Your Loved One" view and test equipment with a representative from Keen Healthcare


Presented by: Providence ElderPlace

With partnership of: Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

It is our desire to provide needed support for caregivers in a confidential group of peers, including an environment for sharing emotions.  Toward that goal, please join us in limiting conference attendance to family and friends who are caregivers.  Respite is available for those with PD.  Copies of the slides from the presentations will be available after the conference by calling PRO, 800.426.6806.

 

 

 

 

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Gresham ElderPlace
17727 East Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97230

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM (PDT)


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Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon has been providing hope and help to people impacted by Parkinson's disease for over 30 years.

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