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​Upcoming Community Events from the UPMC Aging Institute

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Starting Points to Navigating Community Resources

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Do you have questions about what is available for seniors in the community? Or for caregivers? If you have questions along these topics or are interested in learning more, think about attending this free program!

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Ronnie Edwards of the Aging Institute and Disabilities Resource Center

Date: Wednesday, June 27

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897​


​Introduction to Rehab Services

About:
UPMC Centers of Rehab Services offers a vast array of services to the community and helps seniors move towards their functional and rehab goals.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Renee Germak Dooen, DPT, UPMC McKeesport Facility Director

Date: Wednesday, July 25

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897​


Powerful Tools

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This is a six-week series in which caregivers develop self-care tools, including reducing personal stress, changing negative self-talk, and communicating more effectively in challenging situations.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Facilitators:
Betty Robison, MSN, RN-BC
Ronnie Edwards, MSW, LSW

Date: Tuesdays, June 19 - July 24

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897​


Fraud: The Scams and Schemes to be Aware Of

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Have you ever thought “is this too good to be true?” or been worried that you or a loved one might become a victim of fraud? What are the red flags?

Brian Catale from Operation Veteran Benefits will go over information about how to identify fraud and scams and what to do if you or someone you know are targeted.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, August 29

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Getting to the Point About Acupuncture

About:
Join us as we learn how to manage general health and pain through acupuncture from the Center for Integrative Medicine Team

This is a free community program.

Date: Thursday, September 6

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
Shadyside Place
580 South Aiken Ave., Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Insights to Aging-Related Changes

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Have you wondered what is normal when it comes to aging and what is not normal? Is dementia, hearing loss, incontinence and more a part of aging?

We will break down these big questions and discuss what is an aging-related health change and what is not.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, September 12

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Mindfulness for Caregivers

About:
Join us to learn how to manage stress and anxiety through the practice of mindfulness.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, September 26

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Sleep Matters: How to Restore Sleep

About:
Join us as we learn how to manage insomnia and sleep better from the Center for Integrative Medicine team.

This is a free community program.

Date: Thursday, October 4

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
Shadyside Place
580 South Aiken Ave., Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Tricks and Treats of Medications

About:
Learn how to talk to your doctor about weighing the risks and benefits of medications. Also, we will explore community resources and services to help cover the costs of medications.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, October 31

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Mindfully Managing the Holidays

About:
Join us as we ease into the holidays and learn how to manage stress and anxiety from the Center for Integrative Medicine.

Date: Thursday, November 1

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
Shadyside Place
580 South Aiken Ave., Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Let The Leaves Be The Only Thing Falling

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You are invited to join us as we explore the risk factors for falling. We will learn budget friendly home safety tips. We will also take some time to explore the community resources that could also be helpful with this process.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, November 14

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Beating the Holiday Blues

About:
The holidays can be emotional time for many in our community for a variety of reasons. Whether it is because the holidays trigger memories of a passed loved one, sadness or loneliness while in a caregiving situation, or another unique situation, the holidays are not always joyful. This program wants to discuss the ‘holiday blues,’ identify triggers that contribute to holiday blues, and explore healthy tips for beating the holiday blues. Consider joining us for this program as we discuss this very important topic.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Winter Safety

About:
The winter is not always mild and with the winter season can bring its own hazards. The topics we will discuss in this program are hypothermia, preventing falls, safe driving, and fire and carbon monoxide poisoning.

This is a free community program. Parking in the parking garage will be validated.

Date: Wednesday, December 12

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location:
UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(1st floor entrance near outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742​​​​


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