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​Upcoming Community Events from the UPMC Aging Institute

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McKeesport Caregiver Support Group

About:
The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC McKeesport are proud to offer a local group to help meet the emotional needs of caregivers in the McKeesport and surrounding area.

Are you caring for a loved one and feel the need for additional emotional support? Social interaction is an important aspect of overall health. Support groups can offer a setting where caregivers talk about challenges and insights as they continue their caregiving journey. If you are interested in talking with other caregivers in a group setting, consider joining us!

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

Date: 3rd Tuesday of each month

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

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

Room: Aging Institute Conference Room
Crawford Building, Suite 145 (1st floor)

If interested in being a part of this support group, please contact the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742


Center for Rehab Services Presentation

About:
Dennis Martin, OTR/L, CHT, will present. Dennis is program director of occupation therapy at UPMC’s Center for Rehab Services’ McKeesport location. He is a certified hand therapist and a certified ergonomic assessment specialist.

Date: Tuesday, May 21

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

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

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(Near valet parking and outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 412-664-3463 or email aging@upmc.edu.


Health Care Wishes, Living Wills, Advance Directives, Oh My!

About:
Advance directives are an important way to protect your medical wishes and make sure the burden doesn’t fall to your loved ones. Stephanie Boehm, LCSW, ACHP-SW, and Ronnie Edwards, MSW, LSW, will break down this topic and discuss the role of advance directives in health care.

Date: Tuesday, June 4

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

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

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(Near valet parking and outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 412-664-3463 or email aging@upmc.edu.


UPMC Community HealthChoices: Understanding Benefits and Building Connections

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Receive an overview of UPMC Community HealthChoices, learn how benefits can help support independence, and provide feedback to staff on your UPMC CHC experience.

Date: Tuesday, July 9

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

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

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(Near valet parking and outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 412-664-3463 or email aging@upmc.edu.


All of Us Research Study Information Session

About:
Erin Saltmarsh from the University of Pittsburgh’s All of Us Research study will be presenting. Join us to learn how you can get involved in this exciting initiative, and what this emerging medical trend might mean for your healthcare in the future.

Date: Tuesday, July 23

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

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

Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room
(Near valet parking and outpatient registration)

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 412-664-3463 or email aging@upmc.edu.


About:
The Aging Institute is proud to sponsor a FREE financial and elder law conference for older adults and caregivers in the community. Please join us as we hear from experts who will discuss subjects from Estate Planning to Powers of Attorney to Veteran Benefits and many topics in between.

Date: Tuesday, August 13

Time: 2 - 4 p.m.

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

Mansfield Building, 1st floor
Usman Ahmad Conference Center

To RSVP for this program, please contact the Aging Institute at 412-664-3463 or email aging@upmc.edu.