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Understanding Diabetes in Older Adults

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 OR
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain
12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

Register Now for March 6

Register Now for March 27

PLEASE NOTE: The webinar content will be the same, but you’ll have a chance to ask your question during the Q&A portion. CEUs will also be offered for each session.

Diabetes affects millions of Americans, and this webinar will detail some of the risk factors, as well as how to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Tips on how to manage diabetes so that you, or your loved one, can live a normal, active lifestyle and avoid complications will also be covered.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:
  • List four symptoms and warning signs of diabetes in older adults
  • Identify six complications commonly associated with diabetes
  • Describe five ways diabetes can be managed

Presenters:

Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders. 

 

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