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    Senior Senergy

    WORKSHOPS

    Check Out the 2022 Workshops We Are Bringing To You!

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    SESSION 1 WORKSHOPS

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    9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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    Basics Of Medicare

     

    We will provide answers to frequently asked questions about Medicare and offer information helpful to understanding how Medicare works.

     

    • Introduce the different parts of Medicare and what they cover
    • Explain the Medicare enrollment guidelines
    • Explain the different options available to Medicare Beneficiaries
    • How Medicare and other insurance coverage can work together

     

    Presented by: Tanya Williams, Cigna  

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    9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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     Advance Directive Planning:  

       What You Need To Know

       

    • Learn about Advance Directive Planning and receive the State of Texas Directive to Physicians and Family Paperwork
    • Recognize the importance of choosing someone you trust to speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself
    • Understand the importance of completing the Advance Directive Planning paperwork and sharing it with your healthcare provider and family



      Workshop presented By:

    Cheryl Mart, MSN, RN-BC, Faith Community Nurse Program Manager, Texas Health Resources  and  Mary Teague, M.Div., BSN, RN, Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Supervisor, Texas Health Resources

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    9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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                                How to Prevent Kidney Stones

     

    Join Parth Shah, MD, a urologist at USMD, to learn about what you can do to help prevent kidney stones from forming, especially during the hot summer months.

    • Define kidney stones and causes
    • Outline steps that can be taken to help prevent them
    • Talk about treatment options if kidney stones do develop

     

    Workshop presented by:Dr. Parth Shah, MD, USMD Urologist
     

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    9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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    Posture Power

    This session will demonstrate how posture has a significant influence on basic physical functions such as breathing, digestion, and bowel movement and how poor postural alignment can cause musculoskeletal pain, increase risk for falls, and lead to possible fractures in the spine.  We will discuss how to improve postural habits, employ protective body mechanics and implement postural corrective exercises.

     

    • Understand how postural changes affect our bones and body as we age
    • Increase awareness of good posture and how poor postural habits can increase risk of fracture
    • Learn how to modify activities and exercise to protect spine
    • Learn types of exercises to improve posture and reduce risk of fracture

     

     Workshop presented by Kathlene Camp, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

     

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    SESSION 2 WORKSHOPS

    10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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    Sponsored by

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    Getting Active

     

     

    The workshop will offer a plan to create an active lifestyle to help Medicare beneficiaries feel younger, healthier and happier.

       Discuss what being active looks like.

    • Reviewing the different ways adding activity can benefit your overall health
    • Demonstrate easy ways to become more active
    • Offer ways to help stick to your plan

     

    Workshop presented by  Taralynn Hickman, Cigna

    10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.  

    WORKSHOP ROOM

     

    Sponsored byTHR Logo

    Advance Directive Planning:

    What You Need To Know

     

    • Learn about Advance Directive Planning and receive the State of Texas Directive to Physicians and Family Paperwork
    • Recognize the importance of choosing someone you trust to speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself
    • Understand the importance of completing in the Advance Directive Planning paperwork and sharing it with your healthcare provide and family

     

    Workshop presented by:

    Cheryl Mart, MSN, RN-BC, Faith Community Nurse Program Manager, Texas Health Resources  and  Mary Teague, M.Div., BSN, RN, Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Supervisor, Texas Health Resources

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    10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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             Overactive Bladder: What it Means and How                                 a Urologist Can Help

     

    Join Parth Shah, MD, a urologist at USMD, to learn about overactive bladder, its causes and treatment options that can help you take back your life.

    •  Define overactive bladder, its symptoms and its prevalence in the U.S
    •  Talk through causes of overactive bladder
    •  Talk about treatment options that exist to help patients take back their life

     

    Presented by Dr. Parth Shah, MD, USMD Urologist

     

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    10:15 a.m. - 11  a.m. 

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            Thoughts on Exercise as We Age

     

    Currently, the closest thing we have to the Fountain of Youth is proper exercise, sleep and nutrition.  This session will explore the current physical activity guidelines regarding strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.

     

    • State current physical activity guidelines for older adults
    • Explain the key components (resistance, balance, flexibility and aerobic) of a well-rounded exercise program
    • Describe the difference between moderate and vigorous exercise intensity levels
    • Discuss the benefits of properly dosed exercise and/or activity

     

    Workshop Presented by Mike Richardson, PT, DPT, DHSc

    JOIN US FOR THE AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

       

    Those With

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    Can Obtain Your

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    SESSION 3 WORKSHOPS

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     11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    WORKSHOP ROOM  

    Sponsored by Cigna logo

      Basics Of Medicare

     

    The workshop will provide answers to frequently asked questions about Medicare and offer information helpful to understanding how Medicare works.

     

    • Introduce the different parts of Medicare and what they cover
    • Explain the Medicare enrollment guidelines
    • Explain the different options available to Medicare Beneficiaries
    • How Medicare and other insurance coverage can work together

     

    Presented by: Tanya Williams, Cigna 

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     11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    WORKSHOP ROOM

    Sponsored by

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                                      Chair Yoga

     

    Improve your flexibility and balance without leaving your chair! Chair yoga is an excellent option for those who have various physical limitations, or those who do not prefer other types of yoga classes.

     

    Modify Yoga Poses

    Increase Flexibility

    Assist with Balance

     

    Presented by Jeka Sisco, Texas Health Resources, Blue Zones Project / North Texas Healthy Communities  

     

     

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     11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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    Aging Well

     

    Join Dr. Tamika Perry, DO, a primary care doctor at WellMed to learn about steps you can take to promote aging well.

     

    • Talk about aging and the importance of having a primary care doctor as you go through the different stages of life
    • Define what you can do to age well and promote the best health and wellness possible
    • Talk about preventive exams and their importance in the aging process

     

    Workshop presented by Dr. Tamika Perry, DO, primary care doctor at WellMed

     

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     11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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    ELDER FINANCIAL FRAUD PROTECTING YOURSELF - PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY

    • We will cover the most current trends in defrauding seniors.
    • Using actual cases that are being handled by law enforcement
    • Learn helpful tips on how to prevent yourself and your loved ones from being victimized financially

     

    Workshop presented by:  Lori L. Varnell, J.D., C.P.A. Chief, Elder Financial Fraud, Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office

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    SESSION 4 WORKSHOPS

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    12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    WORKSHOP ROOM 

     

    Sponsored byCigna logo

                            GETTING ACTIVE

    The workshop will offer a plan to create an active lifestyle to help Medicare beneficiaries feel younger, healthier and happier.

     

    Discuss what being active looks like.

    • Reviewing the different ways adding activity can benefit your overall health
    • Demonstrate easy ways to become more active
    • Offer ways to help stick to your plan

     

    Workshop presented by  Taralynn Hickman, Cigna

     

    12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    WORKSHOP ROOM  

     

    Sponsored byTexas Health Resources Logo

     

          Keep Food Safe

    Learn the basics of how to cook a plant-based meal. Short cooking demo to talk about the nutrition of a plant-based diet and how to cook a healthy dish!

     

    • What is a plant-based lifestyle?
    • Why choose more vegetables for your plate?
    • Learn how to make a tasty and healthy plant-based recipe with simple ingredients

     

    Presented by Jeka Sisco, Texas Health Resources, Blue Zones Project / North Texas Healthy Communities

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    12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    WORKSHOP ROOM

     

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    What Can Be Done To Help Prevent Cancer?

     

    Join Gerald Edelman, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist at USMD, to talk about what you can do to help reduce your chances of getting cancer.

     

      Discuss prevalence of cancer

    • Talk through suggestions from an oncologist on what can be done to help prevent cancer.
    • Discuss treatment options that are available if cancer does develop.

     

    Workshop presented by Gerald Edelman, MD, PhD

    12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.

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    Sponsored by

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                   Staying Independent - Preventing Falls

     

    Many older adults move into assisted living is because of falling.

    This workshop will explore common reasons people fall and provide solutions to revent falling in order for older adults to stay living in their homes safely.

    • Discuss common reasons why people fall.
    • List medications linked to increased risk of falling
    • Describe fall prevention strategies to implement at home

     

    Workshop presented by Kenneth L Miller

     

     

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    This page was last modified on March 31, 2022

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