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Walter Allen Memorial Community Lecture – Getting the Most Out of Healthcare Visits: What Caregivers Need to Know About Talking to Doctors and Other Providers

May 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Accompanying a loved one to a medical appointment or being at their side during a hospitalization is one of the most important jobs that family of persons with memory loss can perform. Most caregivers recognize how vital it is for them to communicate clearly during their loved ones medical visits. However, it is not uncommon for caregivers to feel frustrated, misunderstood, or afraid to speak up to doctors and other healthcare providers. This panel of expert clinicians will discuss common barriers to effective communication during healthcare visits and hospital stays, and provide tips for helping caregivers to get the most out of their loved ones medical visits.

This interactive panel discussion will feature:
Geriatric Psychiatrist, Dr. Lalith Solai; Geriatrician, Dr. Rollin Wright;
Occupational Therapist, Dr. Pamela Toto; and Pharmacist, Dr. Jennifer Pruskowsi.

Hosted by:
The University of Pittsburgh
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA Chapter

**Refreshments will be provided**

Please RSVP to MaryAnn Oakley by Thursday, April 27, 2017
412-692-2721 or oakleym@upmc.edu



May 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm