As part of its ongoing efforts to support the Seniors of Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and all of Lee County, Abby Services was honored to participate in this year’s “Conference On Aging”. Scott Strachan an RN and administrator of Abby Services attended.
Hope HealthCare Services Hosted the 15th annual Southwest Florida Conference on Aging, a multi-disciplinary conference for health care professionals, older adults and family caregivers. The conference offers education on health care, mental health, case management and an update on current issues.
The event took place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at the Bell Tower Shops, located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive.
Presenters for the conference included Jonathan Scalone, Hope HealthCare Services; Joseph Maquire, Lee County EMS; Dr. Thomas Felke, Florida Gulf Coast University; Dotty St. Amand, Arden Courts; Marilyn Gregory, Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida; and DeAnna Graziano, A Pure Lifestyle.
Topics included advance planning and cultural changes, emergency care and challenges, social and ethical care issues, hunger, Medicare, and balancing roles for caregivers.
The Conference on Aging is sponsored by Prather & Swank, P.A., in partnership with Arden Courts, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Lee Memorial Health System and United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties.