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November 16 , 2011 (Wednesday)

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern
Speaker: Dr. Amy D'Aprix
Moderator: Mary Alexander

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Description:
Learn the importance of older adults having strong communication with their healthcare providers, as well as the various legal forms and documents needed to assure one’s medical wishes will be met.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Understand why it is important for older adults to have strong communication with their healthcare providers
     
  • Learn about the various legal forms and documents needed to assure that medical wishes will be met
     
  • Gain tips and strategies that older adults need to follow before, during and after a visit with a healthcare provider
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 Business Relationships 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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