This is a Senior Citizen Symposium that will address common health care issues of the elderly to include Diabetes, Hypertension and Stress Management. Widowhood, Medicare/Medicaid coverage and approaches to promote optimal holistic wellness are incorporated to establish health compliance. A physician/practitioner will present changes that normally occur with aging and will share strategies that can prevent illnesses or exacerbation of chronic illnesses. A list of community resources that assist with long term care concerns and other challenges will be shared to assist caregivers and seniors with financial difficulties and health care needs. A pharmacist will share helpful information on medication management.
A health care discussion panel has been organized to answer questions from participants.