2012 Fall Lunch and Learn Series
Elder Care is pleased to present the 2012 Fall Lunch & Learn Series. Bring your lunch and learn about important topics. Each session requires pre-registration and is free to UK Faculty, Staff, Retirees, Spouses, and Sponsored Dependents. Space is limited.
Thursday, August 16: The Real Scoop on Depression in Older Adults
Phyllis Culp, RN, MSW with the KY Department for Aging and Independent Living will take a look at the difference between the “blues” and true depression and what steps can be taken to cure this all too common disease. Did you miss the session? Watch a video of the session here.
Wednesday, September 19: The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Healthcare
Randy Lawson from the Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging will provide an overview on how the Affordable Care Act will affect your healthcare. From FREE Preventative Care to your right to appeal Health Company decisions to providing insurance to uninsured people with pre-existing conditions, our nations laws concerning Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurances have changed. Did you miss the session? Download a timeline of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act here.
Brandy Gordon, MSW, LCSW, Grief Counselor, Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief and Education.
will be talking about anticipatory grief as it pertains to the grief related to the expected loss of a loved one, and grief with watching the decline of a loved one (physical, emotional, behavioral, spiritual responses we may feel). Caregiver stress will be touched on too, and the importance of self care / stress management
12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m, Commons Room (127), Charles T. Wethington Building
(Updated 09/19/12 - e-mail Melanie Justice, email@example.com)