Geriatric doctor

"Person Centered Care" - Michelle Dhanak, MD speaking in Napa, CA August 22, 2018

Dr. Michelle Dhanak of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine will be speaking at Collibria Care Napa about Person Centered Care and interventions to manage difficult behaviors in dementia.

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Time: 12;00-2:00 

Location: Collabria Care 414 South Jefferson St. Napa, CA

For more information: nmalhotra@collabriacare.org or (707) 258-9087

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