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2015 Elder Summit

Thank you to all who attended

The Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Program hosted an Elder Summit at El Camino Hospital on Friday, May 15, 2015.

The Elder Summit aims to empower both clinicians and community members to improve the well-being of seniors. This free event included lectures, demonstrations and information.

Elder Summit Program/Agenda 2015

8:30 - 9:30AM
Acupressure for Self-care
Lisa Wong L.Ac
Center for Healing by Design, Inc.

10 - 11AM
Senior Balance and Exercise Class
Becky Robinson PT, ATC, CAE
Supervisor Rehabilitation Services, El Camino Hospital

11 - 11:30AM
Visit Vendors

11:30AM - 12:30PM
What is Dysphagia and Aspiration Pneumonia? Who is at Risk? (CE)
Deborah Cohen M.S. CCC-SLP
Senior Speech Pathologist, El Camino Hospital

Presentation

12:30 - 1:30PM
Lunch

1:30 - 2:30PM
“Dementia”... What is it really? What do we do about it? (CE)
Elizabeth Landsverk, MD
Founder Elder Consult

3 - 4PM
Where Should I Live Next? Helping seniors and family members make the best choice.
Cathy Chavez, M.S.
Eldercare Consultant, Concern, El Camino Hospital

10AM - 3PM
Vendor Fair Open

El Camino Hospital Mountain View campus is a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) hospital.

NICHE is the leading and largest national geriatric nurse driven program designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. As part of the NICHE Program, El Camino Hospital Mountain View has a nurse practitioner whose focus is to improve the care provided to the older adult. Learn more on the NICHE website.