Charlottesville Conference on Geriatric Care

We are using today’s blog to announce an excellent conference, open to all, on medical care issues and the elderly. The conference will be held in Charlottesville, Virginia on February 26 and 27. The official announcement follows:

First Annual Conference on Geriatric Care
Jointly Sponsored by the University of Virginia, VCU Center on Aging, UVA Institute on Aging,
Community Partnership for Improved Long Term Care, Virginia Alzheimer’s Association, JABA

Sharing the Challenge: Tools for Successful Caregiving

All professional caregivers including licensed staff, nursing assistants and management in acute, community and long-term care settings are WELCOME!

Tuesday February 26, 2008 &
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days
Doubletree Hotel
Charlottesville, VA

Cost: $50.00 per day, $90.00 for two days, including meals.

Topics will include: Caregiver Stress Management, Dementia and Understanding Behaviors, Elder Mistreatment, End of Life Care, Infection Control, Nutrition in Diet, Pain management, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Safety, Team Communication, Transitions in Care, Working with Families and more!

For registration: On-line at www.cmevillage.com and click “Live Conferences” or call Emily Hopkins at (434) 243-4849.

Dan Frith

Dan Frith

Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at dfrith@frithlawfirm.com.