Seminar to focus on community needs for seniors

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Region IV are sponsoring a seminar, “Elder Care: Addressing the Community Needs for our Seniors.”

The seminar will be Tuesday, March 28, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center, 581 Olive Road in Dayton. Parking is free.

The seminar will provide professionals with information related to multi-agency care coordination and their responsibilities of care for senior populations. Professionals, including nurses, social workers, counselors and marriage and family therapists, will be able to use this information to assist clients and their families. In addition, participants will learn about locally available resources for the elderly.

Presenters include Lai Bryant-White, supervisor of adult protective services, Montgomery County Job and Family Services; Gary Weston, senior attorney, Legal Aid; and Diane Welborn, ombudsman, The Ombudsman Office.

Space is limited. There is a $20 nonrefundable registration fee. To register, go to

For more information, contact Cindy Bradley at 937-775-8248 or

The Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and AHEC Region IV present the series of continuing education quarterly seminars for health care professionals and interested community members.

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is a community-based medical school affiliated with seven major teaching hospitals in the Dayton area. The medical school educates the next generation of physicians by providing medical education for more than 444 medical students and 443 residents and fellows in 13 specialty areas and 10 subspecialties. Its research enterprise encompasses centers in the basic sciences, epidemiology, public health and community outreach programs. More than 1,500 of the medical school’s 3,229 alumni remain in medical practice in Ohio.

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