Thursday, May 18, 2017

Senior Health Fair

Continuing Education for Professionals

Registration deadline for CEU's are May 16th. All Continuing Education classes are FREE. Lunch will be provided. See registration form below to sign-up. Space is limited, register early!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Trophy Room

Speaker: Christopher Lavin

The Diagnosis: Planning Continuing Care for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's

Everyone is a caregiver at some point in their lives. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia can be especially challenging. This talk will go over resources, strategies, and tips for caregivers in all the capacities that will help make their and their loved ones lives better and easier. This will not only benefit direct caregivers, but also healthcare providers who are looking for insight and knowledge for their clients who may be living with dementia themselves or caring for a loved one with the disease.

Program Outline:

  • What Does it Mean to be a Caregiver

  • Managing Grief

  • Managing Guilt

  • Moving Forward

  • Resources Available for Caregivers

Who Should Attend:

This guide to Alzheimer's care is designed for CEU credit for Social Workers & Administrators. However, this discussion is appropriate for anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Christopher Lavin

Elder Law Attorney - Lavin Law Group, LLC

Since graduating from the University of Dayton College of Law in 1998, Attorney Lavin has focused his practice in the area of Elder Law serving the needs of senior citizens, including but not limited to, a dedication to the areas of estate planning, retirement planning and asset protection with a specific concentration towards nursing home qualification, comprehensive use of trusts, wills, probate issues and durable powers of attorney.

 

Attorney Lavin previously worked for Pro Seniors, Inc. in Cincinnati, where he assisted seniors with diverse Elder Law issues, including nursing home planning.

Attorney Lavin now serves as the managing partner of the Lavin Law Group LLC, which was founded on the idea that estate planning is for everyone, and that an educated client will make the best decision for themselves and their families when educated about their options.

 

In addition to his law degree, Attorney Lavin holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University. Attorney Lavin is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio as well as the State of Kentucky, and has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Wealth Counsel. He also serves on the Elder Law Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association. Attorney Lavin is a frequent lecturer for various professional groups on legal issues affecting seniors including the Ohio Parkinson’s Association, The Dayton Chapter of the Ohio Tax Society, and the Wright-Patterson AFB Retiree Support Squadron as well as other senior-care related groups. Attorney Lavin has also taught Medicaid to attorneys and other professionals for the National Business Institute, and co-authored “101 Questions about Living Estate Planning and Living Trusts”.

 

Christopher and his wife Christine live in Ft. Thomas, KY with their two children, Sam and Jack.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Trophy Room

Speaker: Dr. Robert Keyes

Providing Great Care in Dementia Care

Program Outline:

  • Describe the elements of good standard of care in dementia care

  • Understand how to develop a care team

  • Determine how to move the team from multidisciplinary to interdisciplinary

  • Access the broader team in the community

  • Promote care for the caregiver

Who Should Attend:

This guide to Alzheimer's care is designed for CEU/CME credit for Social Workers & Nurses.

 

*Social Workers: Program approval for one continuing education credit from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board for this program has been granted for social workers (RSX039110) through The Christ Hospital Social Work Department and fulfills one CEU of training.

 

*Nurses: RNs can use the hours awarded by the State Medical Board to satisfy the CE requirement in the State of Ohio.

Ethics in Dementia Care (applied to cases)

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Trophy Room

Speaker: Dr. Robert Keyes

Program Outline:

  • Describe ethical principles in medical care

  • Understand the interaction between ethics and the law

  • Apply ethical and legal principles to dementia care

  • Determine decision making capacity in dementia

  • Protect the vulnerable patient

Who Should Attend:

This guide to Alzheimer's care is designed for CEU/CME credit for Social Workers & Nurses.

 

*Social Workers: Program approval for one continuing education credit from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board for this program has been granted for social workers (RSX039110) through The Christ Hospital Social Work Department and fulfills one CEU of training.

 

*Nurses: RNs can use the hours awarded by the State Medical Board to satisfy the CE requirement in the State of Ohio.

Dr. Robert Keyes

Co-Director of Christ Hospital Health & Aging Center

"The Center for Health and Aging relies on a model of care that takes a proactive approach to disease management of the older adult," explains Dr. Keyes. "By anticipating complications that might arise in the early course of a disease, we hope to avoid hospitalization or placement in a nursing home."

 

In his spare time, Dr. Keyes is a youth and adult education teacher at the Village Church of Mariemont, chairman of the Mariemont Civic Association, and Mariemont's Town Crier.

Dr. Keyes is co-director of The Christ Hospital Health & Aging Center. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics. He is passionate about helping elderly patients cope with age-related health conditions.

He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, doctorate in biochemistry, and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He then completed his internal medicine residency at The Christ Hospital and a joint geriatric fellowship program at The Christ Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

 

For further information or questions regarding Continuing Education please fill out the form below or email:

513 827 ALZS (2597)

PO Box 53759 / Cincinnati, Ohio 45253

info@cheeringforcharity.org

Benefiting those with Alzheimer's and their Caregivers