This highly informative session featurs VITAS Veteran Liaison Benedetto “Ban” Mongiovi, III. Ben is an Iraq war vet with deployment experience in Kuwait and Turkey, and a proud father of a battle-tested 82nd Airborne paratrooper and father-in-law to a Fort Carson, Colorado-based Soldier. The seminar focuses on understanding the impact of military culture and experiences, […]
Most folks have a general understanding that advanced directives are legal documents through which they can specify what health-related actions should be taken on their behalf if illness or incapacity renders them unable to make decisions for themselves. While the general concept is known, there is widespread misunderstanding about their use in today’s patient/physician interactions. […]
The concept and reality of “aging” have changed over the years, and by focusing on some key elements, you can improve your chance to remain healthy and happy throughout your lifespan. In this session, we leaned about the myths of aging and key components of aging well, including physical health, cognitive health, meaning, socialization, and […]
In keeping with our mission of supporting and educating America’s seniors, our Foundation keeps a watchful eye on the Elder Fraud situation with seminars and blog posts designed to promote public awareness of this very real and growing problem. On Wednesday, August 18, 2021 we presented a virtual seminar focused on the Elder Fraud topic, […]
This webinar focused on understanding the basics of Parkinson’s Disease and its related physical and behavioral changes, as well as relevant medications and caregiver support ussies. This seminar was presented by Dr. Ramon L Rodriguez Board Certified Neurologist, Movement Disorders Specialist from Neurology One. His expertise as a physician and his extensive experience in research […]
We all faced many difficult challenges in 2020, and we all entered 2021 looking forward to a New Year and what it might bring. While we’re still early in the year, this seminar provides tools to assist in your personal journey as 2021 unfolds. The material presented focuses on the theme of “taking better care of yourself so that you can take care of business.” We’re pleased to once again welcome our friends at VITAS Health Care, who shared an exciting array of thoughts and ideas to help you improve your outlook for the months ahead!
The need for Advance Directives is, unfortunately, a reality of life that many folks are aware of, but not really focused on until a practical situation occurs. This webinar put this reality in a human perspective, answering many of the questions on the minds of families of all ages.
Many folks aging into Medicare eligibility, as well as many already registered as Medicare beneficiaries, will benefit from this workshop on the program’s structure, rules, and regulations. Our experts will cover:
• Medicare’s Components
• Common Terms and Definitions
• Thoughts on Managing Health Care Expenses
• Your Medicare Options
• Medigap Plans and How They Work
Discover more about the hydration process in your own body. Find out why it is important to stay hydrated during this health crisis. Learn tools to increase your water intake and recipes that can improve your immune system. We’ll cover:
The hydration process
Importance of hydration
Tools to increase your water intake
Improve your immune system through hydration
Our presenters for this webinar are: Gloria Puerto, VITAS Community Educator and Chris Shepherd, VITAS Volunteer Manager. Vitas Healthcare is the nation’s oldest and largest hospice provider and considered the leader in America’s hospice movement.