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October 15, 2015:
Aging with Dignity – Working with LGBT Older Adults

Thank you to everyone who attended this EPGS Program at Bistro St. Tropez.

A special thank you to our speaker, Theresa Clark, MPH, CHES, Coordinator of Prevention Services at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia. She shared her knowledge and expertise on the unique challenges facing LGBT older adults and what service providers can begin to do to deliver inclusive, welcoming services. Click here for additional information on this topic.

For more information, please contact Theresa Clark at:
Terri Clark, MPH, CHES
Prevention Services Coordinator
ActionAIDS
1216 Arch Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tclark@actionaids.org
267-940-5502




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May 15, 2012 - 20th Annual Research Night
Thank you to everyone who attended the EPGS 20th Annual Research Night and congratulations to all of our presenters. Our Geriatric Fellow participants represented the following institutions: Thomas Jefferson University, University of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey, Abington Memorial Hospital, Temple University/Crozer Chester, and Sacred Heart Hospital.
First Place: Dr. Christian White, University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine - "A Comparison of Nursing Home Staff who use a Person-Centered Perspective to Those who use a Standard Paradigm Perspective on Related Stress"
Second Place: Dr. Alyson Dobracki, Temple University Hospital - "Under-Recognition of Weight Loss in Community-Dwelling elders"
Third Place: Dr. Nataliya Dementovych, Abington Memorial Hospital - "Improving Function After Hospitalization in Older Adults With Co-Morbidities"
Dr. Cosmina Popa
Dr. Jenny Chiang

October 12, 2011 - Preventing Elder Investment Fraud: Assessing Your Patients for Vulnerability to Financial Exploitation
- by Joshua D. Uy, M.D., UPenn, Department of Medicine & Michael J. Byrne, Pennsylvania Securities Commission (Powerpoint - 4MB)

March 15, 2011: Hoarding in the Elderly: A Threat to Aging in Place
Presented by Dr. Mary Ann Forciea, UPenn-Medical Director, In-Home Program, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

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Hoarding in the Elderly: A Threat to Aging in Place (PowerPoint)
- Self Neglect Severity Scale (PDF)

October 14th, 2009: Hospice Care, The New Frontier for Compliance & Enforcement
- Click here to download a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation
- Oregon Hospice Pays $1.83 Million to Settle False Claims Act Liability



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