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Assisting Families with Health care Planning: Advance Directives, New guardianship rules, and palliative care

Some older adults and their families adjust to the changes of aging, while many others require assistance adapting to ability changes, chronic illnesses, and end of life issues. This conference provides professionals with knowledge about advanced directives, new guardianship rules, and palliative care and empowers them with the skills to assist older adults and their family members in making informed choices, preventing and easing suffering, and achieving the best quality of life.

or 216.791.8000

Wednesday March 16, 2016 ~ 8:30am-2:00pm
Conference Center at Benjamin Rose
11890 Fairhill Road, Cleveland OH 44120

Boxed lunch will be provided.

Franklin Hickman, LPA, Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.

Lori Lozier, LISW-S, LNHA, CHPCA, Director of Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Post Acute Care, Administrator UH Parma Medical Center, Skilled Nursing Facility, Administrator Hanna House, Skilled Nursing Center, University Hospitals Health System

Constance Hill-Johnson, MPA, Owner, Visiting Angels Senior Homecare

Cost: $65 ($30 for students)


Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcome and Introduction
Guardianship and Advance Directives—Frank Hickman, JD




Palliative Care—What is Palliative Care and How Did it Start?—Lori Lozier, LISW-S, LHNA, CHPCA




Helping Older Adults and Families Understand their Options for Health Care
Connie Hill-Johnson, MPA


Summary, Evaluations, Adjournment

NBCCThe Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, an approved provider, designates this conference as meeting the criteria for 4.25 contact hours to satisfy license renewal continuing education requirements for counselors (NBCC ACEP#: 6735) and social workers (OCSWMFTB#: RSX058915).

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.25 total CLE hour(s) instruction.

Presented in collaboration with:

Visiting Angels

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