Meetings

Our networking and educational meetings for senior-focused professionals are planned for 2018.

Please join us on the following dates at:
Robert and Pearl Seymour Center
Phone: (919) 968-2070
2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Click here for directions!

Please feel free to bring your business cards and brochures to share at our member table.

We meet on the third Thursday of every other month from 8:30-10:00, with the meetings beginning at 9 am.

2018 Meetings

 

February 15, 2018

Breakfast Sponsor: Carillon Assisted Living

Speaker: Dr. Beth Rosenberg

Did you know February is American Heart Month? We are excited and privileged to have Cardiologist, Dr. Beth Rosenberg come to speak about common cardiology problems facing seniors.

‘Geriatric Cardiology – a 20+ year perspective’

Retired, from a 20 year private practice in Cardiology with specific interests in Heart Failure, Geriatric Cardiology, and Preventive Cardiology.  She then accepted a position with Piedmont Health Services’ PACE (Program of All inclusive Care for the Elderly) programs in what she describes as her “dream job” combining her interests in geriatrics, cardiology, and palliative care, all in one. She serves as primary care physician for a small panel of underserved elderly individuals with complex medical profiles and she serves as the house cardiologist for the PACE programs in Burlington & Pittsboro, NC. She continues to teach medical students at the UNC School of Medicine who now spend time at the PACE programs.

Earned her first doctorate in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University in 1983. After 4 yrs of teaching at the University of North Texas, she went back to school, earning her MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1991.  She is board certified in both Internal Medicine & Cardiology.

 

April  19, 2018:

Breakfast sponsor:

Speaker:  Loy Campbell – More Than Memory: Other Brain Changes that Affect Communication in Dementia

Loy is an occupational therapist working with people living with dementia and their families in several settings.  She makes home visits for Hospice of Alamance-Caswell in their LifePath home health and hospice programs, as well as working with patients in acute care and inpatient rehabilitation at Duke Regional Hospital.  With Positive Approach™ to Care (PAC), Loy consults with families and professionals who are facing challenging care situations and travels the country leading PAC trainings.
 
Prior to becoming an occupational therapist, Loy earned a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Mary Washington.  She then spent three years in Northern California working at an assisted living facility; it was there that she found her passion for care partnering with people living with dementia.  Her job was focused on facilitating individualized meaningful activities with each resident of the building’s dementia care neighborhood.  She earned a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.  

 

 

 

May TBD:   Mid Annual Social

 

 

June 21, 2018:

 

 

August 16, 2018:


October 18, 2018:


December  TBD:   Holiday Party