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Healthcare forum

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Free Health Screenings and information for seniors and their caregivers at the library.

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Healthcare forum

  1. 1. Health Care Forum & Health Screening May 6, 2014 1 – 3:30 pm Jefferson Parish Regional Library – East Bank The Jefferson and Napoleon Rooms 4747 W. Napoleon Avenue Metairie, LA 70001 Educational Panel Discussion on Adult Health Care Options Home Instead Senior Care Hospice Compassus Family Home Care Serenity Residential Homes Health Screening will be provided by the: LSU School of Dermatology – Skin Screenings Family Home Care – Blood Pressure Screenings Ochsner Elmwood Fitness Center – Wellness Information Senior Resource Guide – Toddy Wobbema Free of charge and open to the public. No registration. Contact Pat Travasos @ Hospice Compassus email: patricia.travasos@hospicecom.com
  2. 2. GENERAL INFORMATION: Panel representatives & screeners will have a table with 2 chairs (except 4 for blood pressure) Please bring your own logo tablecloths. Speakers please have company representatives to man their booth. No vendor entry fee. Set up is for 2:00 pm. Please do not break down your booth until 3:30 pm. Food: only individually wrapped candies or food purchased Karen Vinet @ the Cup & Saucer Café located inside of the main entrance of the library. Karen can be reached at 455-5556. Pre-schedule any electrical outlets with me if needed for your booth The library prohibits selling of items during this event. The entrance to the forum is located on the right side of the library. Booth prizes – each of you may offer a booth prize and distribute the tickets or forms to fill out for follow up calls. The forum is free and open to the public. No registration required. I have reserved a wireless mic for the speakers. PARTICIPANTS Family Home Care Speaker: Elaine Screening: Melissa Deramus, RN and Kelly Weems (needs 4 chairs) Home Instead Speaker: Barbara Clinton Booth: Jeanette Uhl Serenity Residential Homes Speaker: Diane Bourgeois, RN Booth: Hospice Compassus Speaker : Cindy Stein, RN Booth: David Ward and Sue Nelson, Volunteers LSU School of Dermatology Screening: Dr. Sofia Mai Ochsner Elmwood Fitness Center Wellness Information: Gaby Tabora Senior Resource Guide Toddy Wobbema Chris Smith Jefferson Parish Library - 838-1100, ext 2045
  3. 3. PROGRAM Health Care Forum & Health Screening May 6, 2014 1 – 3:30 pm Jefferson Parish Regional Library – East Bank 1:00 Visit booths LSU School of Dermatology – Skin Screenings, Dr. Sofia Mai Family Home Care – Blood Pressure Screenings Ochsner Elmwood Fitness Center – Wellness Information Family Home Care - Elaine Home Instead Senior Care – Barbara Clinton Hospice Compassus – Cindy Stein, RN Serenity Residential Home - Diane Bourgeois, RN Senior Resource Guide & Educational Materials – Toddy Wobbema 1:30 pm Welcome Pat Travasos, Hospice Compassus, Volunteer Coordinator Take seats /Introduction of panel members How forum works! Q & A after each speaker 1:40 pm Panel begins 1:40 Family Home Care - Elaine 1:50 Home Instead Senior Care - Lisa Rabito 2:00 Hospice Compassus – Cindy Stein, RN, HCC 2:10 Serenity Residential Home - Diane Bourgeois, RN 2:30 pm Q & A Special thanks to our panel, health screeners and vendors Health screening has been provided by: LSU School of Dermatology, Skin Screenings - Dr. Sofia Mia Family Home Care – Blood Pressure Screenings – Melissa & Kelly Ochsner Elmwood Fitness Center – Wellness Information - Gaby Senior Resource Guide – Toddy Wobbema Jefferson Parish Library – Chris Smith Visit booths til 3:30 3:15 pm Door prize drawings 3:30 pm Ends
  4. 4. MEDIA RELEASE VIA EMAIL April 16, 2014 Pat Travasos Volunteer Coordinator Hospice Compassus 504-458-1949 patricia.travasos@hospicecom.com Title: Health Care Forum & Health Screenings Location: Jefferson Parish Public Library – East bank The Jefferson & Napoleon Rooms 4747 W. Napoleon Avenue Metairie, LA 70001 Date & Time: May 6, 2014 from 1pm to – 3:30 pm Educational panel discussion on adult health care options. The panel includes representatives from: Home Instead Senior Care, Hospice Compassus, Family Home Care and Serenity Residential Homes. Health Care Screenings by: LSU School of Dermatology: Skin Screenings; Family Home Care: Blood Pressure Screenings and Ochsner Elmwood Fitness Center: Wellness Info. Educational materials will be available. Open to the public. Contact Pat Travasos @ Hospice Compassus 504.458.1949 or patricia.travasos@hospicecom.com.

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