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
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.