This Tuesday night from 7:00-8:30 PM, visit the Ann Arbor District Library as author Jae W. Oh, author of the bestselling book “Maximize Your Medicare” discusses such topics as: How Medicare Works; What To Do And When and How To Save Money.
Jae W. Oh, MBA, CLU, ChFC is a Chartered Life Underwriter, a Chartered Financial Consultant, and a licensed insurance agent with Bankers Life and Casualty Company, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group Inc. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago and a Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan.
To learn more about this free event, visit here.
What: An annual event that brings together the people who provide senior living, housing and support services with those who need them! Seniors and their family members are given the chance to explore the variety of senior living, housing, and care options available in our area, to interact with service professionals, to visit senior housing communities, and to participate in numerous activities, including relevant educational programming on home & personal services, health and wellness, social services, home design and remodeling, financial services, and legal services. A list of just a few of the events at the expo:
- Friday, 9-10:15 AM: Navigating Long Term Care
- Tuesday, 10:30-12 PM: The Dos & Don’t of Dementia Care
- Wednesaday, 10-11 AM: Protecting Seniors from Fraud
- and MORE!
When: May 10th- May 19th with the event kicking off at 8:30 AM this Friday!
Where: Various Locations with kick off at the Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Building (map)
Who: This event is free and open to ALL seniors in the area who are looking for housing and care options
Why: Whether you are an older adult looking to transition to a new living arrangement, have recently retired and are exploring options for the future, or are a caregiver caring for a spouse, a child, a parent, or a friend, you will not want to miss this important and FREE event.
To learn more about this event and to register for the workshops, please visit here.
Don’t miss the Google Lecture Series with Dr. Vic Strecher today from 3:30-5 at the North Quad, Room 2435.
This presentation takes a journey through ancient and modern philosophy, literature, psychology, genetics, neuroscience, and Egyptology, where you will be introduced to an unlikely role model: a six-legged superhero with a unique relationship to a ball of excrement. In the presentation, Dr. Strecher will also preview a platform of multimedia strategies designed to help people make meaningful changes in their lives.
Dr. Strecher received his PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 1983. Since 1995, he has been a Professor in the UM School of Public Health and until 2009, Director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Strecher founded the UM Center for Health Communications Research, a collaborative research-focused organization of health and behavioral scientists, educators, software engineers, and artists.
To learn more about this presentation, which is sponsored by the School of Information, please visit here.
On Tuesday, March 26th, Dr. John Piette will present on the use of mobile health care services in addressing health disparities. This talk will take place in the School of Public Health Building I, Room 1655 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM.
John D. Piette, Ph.D., is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan (UM), Director of the UM Center for Quality Improvement for Complex Chronic Conditions, and Senior Research Scientist in the Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research. His research includes studies aimed at improving the quality and accessibility of chronic illness care, with an emphasis on: self-management support, mobile health interventions, vulnerable populations, and resource-limited environments. Dr. Piette has written extensively on problems of medication adherence, emphasizing the health beliefs and other co-factors that
modify patients’ adherence behavior in the context of out-of-pocket cost pressures.
For more information, contact Jenny Crawford at 734- 764-9494