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Panel Discusses Community Resources for Seniors - Free CVPH Community Lecture features local experts, exhibits on Oct. 10

Panel Discusses Community Resources for Seniors
Free CVPH Community Lecture features local experts, exhibits on Oct. 10

 

PLATTSBURGH, NY (09/25/2018) -- A panel of local experts will discuss community resources available to senior citizens in “Aging Population: How to Access What You Need,” a free CVPH Community Lecture planned for Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration and exhibits. The panel discussion will follow at 6 p.m. and exhibits will reopen at 7.

The evening promises to be an informative and interactive one. Panelists include representatives from CVPH’s Case Management and Palliative Care departments, Clinton County Office of the Aging, Adult Protective Services, HCR Home Care, High Peaks Psychiatry, Hospice of the North Country and Senior Planet.  In addition to some of these agencies, CVPH’s NICHE team, Wellness & Fitness Center, Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, YMCA and Rural Law Center of New York, Inc. will have exhibits and displays.

The program is hosted by the EXPLORE Aging Committee. The EXPLORE (Experience, & Professional Learning Opportunities Result in Excellence)  Consortium is a collaborative effort of the Adirondack Chapter of Nurse Practitioners Association of New York State, Adirondack Health, Clinton Community College, Clinton County Public Health Department, CVPH, Gamma Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Inc., NYSNA District 8, Alice Hyde Medical Center, SUNY Plattsburgh, Home Care of Rochester (HCR) and Hospice of the North Country. Its mission is to facilitate access to continuing education for health care practitioners in the North Country.

“Aging Population: How to Access What You Need,” is open to all. Register online at UVMHealth.org/CVPHLecture or call the CVPH Marketing Communications Department at (518) 562-7320.

 

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About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a private, not-for profit hospital and a subsidiary of Community Providers Inc., (CPI). Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014, became The University of Vermont Health Network.  Together with its partners, Alice Hyde Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and the University of Vermont Medical Center, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Care Center.  Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid approved.  Learn more at UVMHealth.org/CVPH or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

 

        

About The University of Vermont Health Network

The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve  the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  Our partners include:

 

 

Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.