Senior Symposium Slated for Oct. 18

The Patrick County Long Term Care Committee is presenting its first annual Senior Symposium on Friday, October 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hooker Building in Stuart.  The event is free and features topics of interest to seniors. The first 100 people to register will receive a free boxed lunch as well.  Register by calling the Reynolds Homestead at (276) 694-7181.

Speakers for the event include: Sara Phillips, Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, “Advanced Directives: 5 Wishes;” Annette Clark, Alzheimer’s Association, “Is it Normal Aging or Is It Dementia?;” Donna Allen, Southern Area Agency on Aging, “Matter of Balance and Chronic Disease Self-Management,” Deborah Bell, Office of the Virginia Attorney General, “Scams Targeting Seniors,” and Kesha Dodson, Southern Area Agency on Aging, “Medicare Enrollment – 2019.”

Those interested may come for all or part of the event, but registration is requested.


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