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8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712
Michael Greger, MD
Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease with Diet
Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:30-10:00 am
Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD
Description: Learn the latest research on the role diet may play in preventing and reversing our leading causes of death and disability.
Speaker(s): Michael Greger, MD
Description: Exhibits open
Description: This session will share strategies for understanding behavior and developing strategies to turn around these challenges.
Speaker(s): David Troxel, MPH
Description: Practical tools to incorporate creativity for life enrichment in older adult care communities.
Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT
Description: This will provide introductory steps to better clients’ understanding of proper movement patterns necessary for activities of daily living.
Speaker(s): Don Gallucci
Description: Explores the typical behaviors and the road of recovery across the continuum of care.
Speaker(s): Linda Atchison, PT & Amy Jo Sheeley, OTR/L, MSOT, BS, BA
Description: Learn how certain foods cause inflammation and chronic pain, while other foods can alleviate, if not eliminate, pain for good.
Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD
Description: An overview of how our genes affect our response to medications, eliminating the guesswork of prescribing medications while decreasing risk of adverse reactions.
Speaker(s): Kathy Richard, PhD, MBA, RN
Description: Exhibits open - UC East, 2nd Floor
Description: Creating spiritual connections for the person with dementia also supports quality of life for the professional and family care partner.
Description: Provided with a lesson plan, participants will leave with tools to facilitate a creative engagement experience.
Description: A real-life look at stress management that is humorous and thought-provoking.
Speaker(s): Jodi L. Hoagland, RN
Description: Identify the warning signs of problematic alcohol or prescription drug use among an aging population.
Speaker(s): Lisa A. Withrow, LCSW, LCAC
Description: Improve hormone balance naturally through holistic approaches: diet, life balance and appropriate supplementation.
Description: An overview of proposed VA Aid and Attendance program changes and brief explanation of Medicaid program differences.
Speaker(s): Randall Craig, JD, CELA, CAP
Description: This life-affirming, contemporary model of care focuses on empathy, relationship, communication, life story and activity.
Description: Art and creative expression promotes whole brain communication for individuals with Autism, Alzheimer’s Disease & many other brain disorders.
Speaker(s): Tina Gibbs
Description: Learn to identify key probiotics and how to use them for optimal health.
Speaker(s): Rajiv Sharma, MD
Description: Learn strategies to address the needs and concerns of the caregiver providing care to the patient.
Speaker(s): M. Jane Swartz, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC
Description: “While I have the facility to do so, I want to communicate to others, to those who will face this demon someday and those who love them, that with the proper medical direction, life strategies, faith and humor, one can prevail.”
Speaker(s): Greg O’Brien
Speaker(s): Ron Weatherford
Description: Improved outcomes include care more aligned with known patient values, better palliative care, lower distress on families and reduced cost of care.
Speaker(s): Linda Briggs, MSN, MA, RN
Description: The presentation will discuss the value of a group facilitated conversation from both the individual recipient and clinician perspectives.
Description: Professionals in the field of aging are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of women victims of domestic violence.
Speaker(s): Ronald Dolon, EdD, MSW, BA,
Description: What does retirement mean for you? What do you want and expect? Consider options to help you achieve the retirement lifestyle you envision.
Speaker(s): John L. Schutz, CWA
Description: Eating fresh, plant-based meals and snacks can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Learn tips for incorporating more into your daily life.
Speaker(s): Robin Mallery, RN
Description: Families, facilities and care partners can work together to equip people with Parkinson’s to live their best life now.
Speaker(s): Karen J. Smith
Description: Experiential Playshop reveals how laughter and play can transport us from states of exhaustion and burnout to renewed energy, creativity and joyful connection with ourselves and those we support.
Speaker(s): The Fun Conspiracy
Description: A community-based initiative, encouraging and facilitating advance care planning.
Speaker(s): New Harmony Conversations Team
Description: This presentation will offer an overview of the signs and symptoms of possible suicidality in the elderly.
Speaker(s): Janie Chappell, RN, MSN
Description: There may be challenges, but retirement also offers a whole “new world” and chance to pursue dreams.
Speaker(s): Phyllis Bussing, PhD
Description: Learn how this YMCA program is impacting the lives of those living with Parkinson’s disease.
Speaker(s): Tracy Gander, MS
Description: Explore playful prescriptions to liberate more joy and create fun ways to enhance memory, mood and wellbeing for our clients and ourselves.
Description: There are many benefits of using humor as a way to prevent burnout.
Speaker(s): Ronald Dolon, EdD, MSW, BA
Description: Air travel with older adults is sometimes challenging, so plan ahead and have fun!
Speaker(s): Jerry Clewlow & Douglas P. Joest
Description: A growing body of research supports the use of mindfulness with many health conditions. But, as popularity has grown, so has misunderstanding.
Speaker(s): Koren Ganas, PsyD HSPP
Description: Learn how developing your own personal spirituality can impact those in your circle of influence and our entire world.
Speaker(s): Mary Beth Davis, RN
Description: Two life coaches from The Fun Conspiracy – Ginny Hunneke, founder, and her “co-conspirator” Jennifer Maurer – will share research that play is an essential biological drive that enhances cognitive functioning, creativity, physical and emotional health, relationships and well-being throughout our lives.