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Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau

January 28, 2014
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At Concordia Lutheran Ministries, we have experts in many fields of senior health care who are available to provide engaging presentations and informative conversations at your group’s next meeting.  

Whether you’re interested in learning about our senior living and health care system, or if you’d like to learn more about a specific health, medical or wellness topic, Concordia can provide a health care professional on the topic of your choice, and tailor a presentation to fit your needs. To schedule a presenter, please call Concordia’s Speakers Bureau Coordinator Cheryl Aughton at 724-487-4656 or e-mail caughton@concordialm.org.

Topics include:

New this Year! Nurse Practitioners Stephanie Snow and Daniel McKnight

The latest addition to the Concordia Physician Practice, Stephanie and Daniel are available to provide presentations on an array of healthcare topics including healthy aging, heart health, managing diabetes, osteoporosis and senior nutrition.

Senior Care/Senior Living/Retirement Living Topics

  1. How do I Plan for Long-Term Care?
  2. Senior Care Lingo: Defining the Terms
  3. Silent Calls for Help in Older Adults
  4. A Discussion about Advance Directives
    Audrey Tristani, Director of Social Services, Concordia at Cabot Personal Care
  5. Understanding the Difference between Hospice and Palliative Care
    Roni Lucas, RN, Executive Director, Good Samaritan Hospice
  6. What is a Continuing Care Community and Why Should I Choose to Live in One? 
    Connor Hagey, Director of Retirement Living, Concordia at Cabot

Health and Wellness Topics

  1. Tips for Fall Prevention   
  2. Exercise Tips as We Grow Older
    Laurie Pullano, Physical Therapist, Concordia Visiting Nurses
  3. Amazing Health Benefits of Houseplants/Medicinal Herbs/Cooking with Herbs
    Audrey Tristani, Director of Social Services, Concordia at Cabot Personal Care
  4. Prehab for Successful Joint Replacement (available at Cabot area locations)
    Jennifer Lesnett, DPT, Director of Outpatient Rehabilitation, Concordia at Cabot
  5. The Benefits of Volunteering
    Erika Campbell, Volunteer Coordinator, Good Samaritan Hospice

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Education Topics

  1. Alzheimer’s Disease:  Get Educated
  2. Recognizing the Early Signs of Dementia
  3. How to Reduce Stress as a Caregiver
  4. Tips and Exercises to Sharpen Your Mind
  5. Communication Techniques for Your Loved One with Dementia
    Stefanie Dietrich, Director of Adult Day Services, Concordia at Cabot                          

Other Topics

  1. How to Organize, De-Clutter and Downsize Your Life
    Cheryl Aughton, Marketing Coordinator, Concordia Haven Apartments
  2. Declare Independence in Your Home
    Ginene Alwine, Director, Concordia Private Care
  3. Helpful Information About Medicare Managed Care
    Audrey Tristani, Director of Social Services, Concordia at Cabot Personal Care

To schedule a presenter, please call Concordia’s Speakers Bureau Coordinator Cheryl Aughton at 724-487-4656 or e-mail caughton@concordialm.org.

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