Previous Programs Sponsored by Riderwood

Medical

Facts and Myths about Organ Donation Presented by the African American History Club Representatives of the Washington Regional Transplant Community and the National Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program discuss the importance of organ and tissue donation, as well as the facts and myths that surround it. Residents also share their personal experiences in donating or receiving organs. Presented on April 12, 2019.

Advance Care Planning – Its Too Early Until its Too Late. Presented by M. Jane Markley, RN, FACHE on March 5, 2019.

Riderwood Health Forum:  Bone Health & Balance.  Why balance is important.  What it is and how to preserve it.  Present by Dr. Robert J. Ginsberg on March 15, 2019.

Social

Stand Up, Stand With, Stand Together – A Conversation with Marlene Sallo This joint effort between Riderwood’s Administration, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and the CommUNITY Living Committee kicks off a month of events promoting intentional inclusion. The keynote speaker for this campaign was Marlene Sallo, Executive Director of the Disability Law Center, Massachusetts’s Protection and Advocacy Agency

When Residents Need More Care – Steps from A-Z. Presented by Resident Services, featuring staff from rehab, the medical center, Intermissions, home health and support, and Arbor Ridge, this panel provided information for caregivers about options available when residents are in need of a higher level of care.

 

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