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2015 Networking Events in Long Island, NY

What

A Place for Mom's "Professionals Helping Seniors" event is an exciting networking and educational events series open to any professional or business that provides a service or product to senior citizens.

Join us on July 15, 2015 in Jamaica Hills with presenter Dr. Lauren Shaiova, MD for an overview of when hospice care is appropriate for your geriatric clientele.

In New York State, the median length of stay on Hospice is 9-17 days, and Hospice is intended as a benefit for patients during the final six months of life. This presentation will familiarize Nurse Case Managers, Hospital Discharge Planners and Medical Social Workers with the criteria for making a timely referral to Hospice, allowing patients and their loved ones to take full advantage of these comprehensive and compassionate services.

Who

If you help improve the lives of seniors, you are welcome. There is no charge to attend this event.

When / Where

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
164-11 Chapin Parkway
Jamaica Hills, NY 11432

The presentation itself begins at 5:45 p.m, following networking. This event takes place on the main floor. Valet parking is available.

How to Attend

Register for free through the form below:

About the Speaker

Dr. Lauren Shaiova, MD is the Chief of the Department of Palliative Medicine at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and a Hospice Physician for Hospice of New York. She is certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine as well as Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Having completed her fellowship training in Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Shaiova is affiliated with the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospice in London, England. 

Dr. Shaiova is particularly proud of her leadership in care for patients with sickle cell anemia and persons living with HIV/AIDS. She has volunteered her services from Nicaragua to Haiti and South Africa to Ghana and has taught or spoken at innumerable conferences and seminars. She is a visiting faculty member at The Graduate School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan; the Medical School of Zimbabwe; and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. 

"Dr. Lauren Shaiova is a superb clinician and speaker. She received rave reviews when she spoke at our conference."
-Kathy A. McMahon, President & CEO of Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State 

Sponsors

Margaret Tietz

Hospice of NY 

Questions

For questions about this event or future events in your area, feel free to email events@aplaceformom.com.

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