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This will be an interactive discussion including tools and resources for integrating palliative support within primary care and specialty care clinics. The history of how palliative care has evolved and types of palliative programs will be reviewed as well as identifying the GAPS palliative support addresses. Presented by Melanie Stickrath, MD; Tanya Biechler, RN and Carol Forsberg, MSW, LCSW. Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente.
Compassionate people bear the suffering of others and often times compromise their own health and well- being when they assume too much of the burden. We must always be aware of where we end and the other person begins – the importance of boundaries. Free and open to the public Please RSVP 719-884-2350
Silver Key is in need of volunteer drivers for our Transportation Department. A shortage of volunteer drivers means fewer rides are available to be scheduled resulting in seniors not being able to get to medical appointments or the grocery store when needed. If you like to drive, want to meet new people, and have a few free hours each week, Silver Key has a volunteer job for you. Transportation drivers use our vans and small buses to take our clients to medical appointments, the grocery store, and recreational outings. Drivers typically work
As Medicare starts to roll out their new cards, seniors should know that Medicare will never call them and ask for their old number (or their new number) or for a credit card number so that the senior can receive their new card.
Some Silver Key Meals on Wheels clients will get a surprise this week when they open the door and receive their lunch meal; a community champion, member of city council, or Mayor John Suthers and first lady Janet Suthers might just be the delivery volunteer. This is Community Champions Week for Meals on Wheels March for Meals 2018 campaign and Silver Key has lined up a number of community champions and elected officials to volunteer. Community champions scheduled include: John and Janet Suthers Don Knight Denny and Kathy Murphy Jan
Mark your calendar for The Blessings of Boundaries, February 15, from 1:30 -- 3:30 p.m., part three in the four part caregiving series brought to you by Silver Key, featuring national caregiving expert, Jane Barton, MTS, MASM, CSA. This session will be held at the Silver Key campus at 1625 S. Murray Blvd. This is a free event and is open to the public. Boundaries serve to protect both persons, honoring and respecting each individual. Well-conceived and well-managed boundaries are ultimately a blessing to all involved in the journey of