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UPMC East Hosts Free ‘Caregiver Connections’ Resource Fair

WHAT: The UPMC East Care Management team will host “Caregiver Connections,” a free resource fair for caregivers. Local caregiving service representatives will provide information about available care options in the community, such as caregiver assistance, advanced directives/living wills, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and home health care/durable medical equipment.
 
The event also will include free flu shots for seniors 65 and over, parking in the hospital garage, refreshments, basket raffles, giveaways and live music.
 
For more information, call Tiffany Terry at 412-357-3056 or email terryt5@upmc.edu.  
 
WHY: Choosing the best caregiving options for ourselves and our loved ones can be overwhelming. This educational event will provide valuable information aimed at making those decisions easier.
 
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12
 
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center, Ground Floor, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146.
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or StanleySL@upmc.edu

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