Date/Time: Monday, July 22, 2013 • 11am – 7pm
Location: Minnesota Valley Country Club
The annual event supports NPFM’s Respite Care Grant Program. Registration & lunch begin at 11 am, the shotgun start is a 12 noon and dinner is served at 6 pm.
Presenting our 3rd Annual Spring Conference, focusing on the unique considerations of life care, estate planning and health care directives for elders in the LGBT community.
Generation Silent: Know More
Thursday, May 23, 2013
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Walker Methodist Health Center
3737 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Join us for an afternoon of learning and engaging discussion, featuring a panel of experts in LGBT aging issues and elder law, the documentary Gen Silent (sneak peek here) and an inspiring keynote presentation.
Guest speakers include:
Barbara Satin, Faith Works Associate, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Abel Knochel, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Augsburg College
Joy E.S. Gullickson, MBA, JD, Attorney, Maser Amundson, P.A.
Keynote presentation by Karen D. Thompson, nationally recognized award-winning activist for the legal recognition of same-sex partners following the landmark guardianship case of her partner Sharon Kowalski.
Cost: $80; 4 CEU’s provided for Social Workers
Questions? Contact us at 952-925-4147
Geriatric Chat Series
Presented by Sharon Marx, MDRetired Geriatrician and current Board Chair for
the Center for Healing & Wholeness
When: Wednesday, March 14
and Tuesdays, May 8, Sept. 18 & Nov. 27, 10:30-Noon
Where: Normandale Lutheran Church, Choir Rehearsal Room
Cost: No charge to participants
Session 1: Chronic Pain–March 14
Session 2: Medication Management–May 8
Session 3: Transitions of Care Across Settings & Over Time–Sept. 18
Session 4: Advanced Care Planning–Nov. 27
Dr. Sharon Marx is back to present this four-part series designed for elders and family members. Each session will cover:
–Busting the myths
–A holistic approach that includes mind/body/spirit
–Barriers to success
–How family members can help
There will be time included for questions and follow-up on topic specific issues.