Center for Healthy Communities

HealthLink Seminars

The Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and AHEC Region IV present an annual series of continuing education seminars for health care professionals and interested community members. Seminars address current topics in health promotion and disease prevention, with special focus given to the underserved areas or populations in our community. HealthLink Seminars are held quarterly at Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center in Montgomery County. In addition to an educational presentation, each seminar features local resources related to the topic under discussion.

Nurses helping older manDec. 9, 2016: Elder Care: A Coordinated Team Approach to Improve Outcomes

  • Did you know that 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day?
  • Are we prepared for the “Silver Tsunami”?
  • How is this demand on elder care affecting our community?

This seminar will provide professionals with information related to cross discipline consultation and coordination of care. Professionals will use this information to assist clients and their families. In addition, participants will learn about transitions in care and medication reconciliation related to improving overall care when multiple providers and facilities are involved.

Presenters
  • Larry Lawhorne, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics, Wright State University
  • Phyllis Atkinson, RN, M.S., GNP‐BC, WCC, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, House Calls by Blackstone
  • Mary Jo Trout, Pharm.D., R.Ph., BCPS, Assistant Professor, Departments of Geriatrics and Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University
  • Pamela Macha, Community Health Worker, Department of Geriatrics, Wright State University
  • Katherine Cauley, Ph.D., Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, and Director, Center for Healthy Communities, Wright State University
Continuing Education
  • Social Workers, Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapitst: 3.25 contact hours have been applied for from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.
  • Nurses: The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts Social Worker/Counselor hours for R.N. licensure renewal.
Time & Place

Friday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center
581 Olive Road Dayton, Ohio 45427
(Free parking)

Sign-in, refreshments and resource tables open at 8 a.m. There is a $20 non-refundable registration fee. Registration opens Oct. 25 and closes Dec. 2, 2016.

For more information, view the flyer (PDF) or contact Cindy Bradley, (937) 775-8248 or lucinda.bradley@wright.edu.


About Our Seminars

Dates and topics are subject to change. Check back to this website for updates.

  • Time: Seminars are typically a half-day in length, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Registration and resource tables open at 8 a.m.
  • Location: Some seminars are held at the Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center, 581 Olive Road, Dayton, Ohio 45427
  • Cost: There is generally a $20 non-refundable fee payable at the time of registration. The continuing education fee is included in the cost of attendance.
  • Registration: Registrations are accepted on this web site on a first-come, first-served basis and open six weeks before the seminar.

For more information, contact Cindy Bradley, (937) 775-8248 or lucinda.bradley@wright.edu.


Past HealthLink Seminars

Seminar flyers will be posted as soon as they are available. Click on a topic to view a PDF of the seminar flyer


Planning Committee

CHC HealthLink and AHEC Region IV Planning Committee

The CHC HealthLink and AHEC Region IV Planning Committee membership includes social workers, nurses, counselors and public health professionals in Montgomery County who work together to develop an annual series of educational seminars that address current topics in health promotion and disease prevention, with special focus given to the underserved areas or populations in our community.

Committee Members

  • Sharon Becker, Good Samaritan Health Ministries
  • Kristin Belcher, HelpLink 211
  • Amy Boyle, Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton
  • Cindy Bradley, Center for Healthy Communities
  • Theresa Busher, Social Security Public Affairs
  • Kimberly Conner, Center for Healthy Communities
  • Michelle Cox, Sinclair Community College Nursing
  • Carla Lachecki, Center for Healthy Communities
  • Paula Long, WSU Department of Social Work
  • Marilyn McFadgen, Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County
  • Sandra Speed, ADAMHS Board Montgomery County
Last edited on 11/22/2016.