Friday, April 14, 2017

Hope Healthcare hosts 16th Annual Conference on Aging


Hope Healthcare is hosting the 16th annual Southwest Florida Conference on Aging, a multi-disciplinary conference for health care professionals, older adults and family caregivers. The conference offers education on generational aging; elderly exploitation; senior social issues; postoperative delirium; and self-advocacy and medical conditions and will conclude with a conversation about gratitude.

The conference takes place from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at the Bell Tower Shops, located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive. Registration is $85 for licensed professionals and includes six contact hours; $70 for United Way Partner Agencies; and $50 for caregivers, students and the public. Registration fees include lunch and program materials.

Presenters for the conference include Glenn Gutek, Atticus Practice Management Systems; Heather Conley, Department of Children & Families; Dr. Thomas Felke, Florida Gulf Coast University; Dr. Ajay Mayor, Lee Health; Dr. Susan Cassidy, CriticalMD; and Jonathan Scalone, Hope Healthcare.

The Conference on Aging is sponsored by Prather & Swank, P.A.and hosted by Hope Healthcare in partnership with Arden Courts, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Lee Health and United Way of Lee County.

The registration deadline is May 10. To register online or to print the registration form, visit Donate.HopeHCS.org/COA17. For more information, call (239) 482-4673. Doors open at 7:45 a.m.