Living in the Moment, Person Centered Dementia Care For Families and Elder Care Professionals, Thursday, September 22, 2016, 9am-1pm, Orinda Masonic Center.
Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2016
ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine, a medical practice that addresses the challenging medical and behavioral issues often facing older patients and their families, will be hosting a conference for families and elder care professionals on overcoming the challenges of early dementia. The conference will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 9am to 1pm at the Orinda Masonic Center at 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda. The fee is $25 for general admissions and $45 for CEU units for selected professionals: Nurses, RCFE Administrators, Nursing Home Administrators, CNA./HHA, Geriatric Care Managers. Registration is required. Go to elderconsult.com to register. A Continental breakfast and conference materials will be provided.
ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine founder Elizabeth Landsverk, M.D., Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, will be the keynote speaker at the conference and will talk about the early signs of dementia. James Treggiari, J.D., Executive Director of Legal Assistance for seniors will lead a workshop titled, “Legal Issues in Early Dementia.” Stephanie Howard, Assist Executive Director with Regency Evergreen will lead a workshop titled, “Dementia Misconceptions and Person Centered Care.” Eileen Nevitt, LCSW, Geriatric Care Manager, Owner of Nevitt Care Management, will lead a workshop titled, “Challenging Family Situations in Early Dementia.”
ElderConsult is a geriatric medical practice, founded by Elizabeth Landsverk, MD in 2006 and based in Burlingame, CA. Dr. Landsverk is a triple board-certified Geriatrician, Internist and Palliative care physician, with extensive experience in addressing complex medical and psychosocial issues in older individuals. She has particular expertise working with patients with dementia and agitation.
ElderConsult is a unique house calls practice and every patient is seen at his or her residence by the doctor and her nurse practitioner team. This provides a level of medicine that is extremely helpful to patients with dementia and their families.
According to Dr. Landsverk, “ElderConsult’s Mission is to ‘Make Life Worth Living” and we practice this every day with every patient and family. Hosting this educational conference is in line with our goals to provide helpful and practical solutions to the many problems encountered with dementia care.”
Elizabeth Landsverk, MD is founder of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine, a house calls practice in the San Francisco Bay Area that addresses the challenging medical and behavioral issues often facing older patients and their families. Dr. Landsverk is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and palliative care and is an adjunct clinical professor at Stanford University Medical School. http://www.elderconsult.com