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Schwartz Rounds: Fostering compassion and sensitivity across the gender spectrum

February 21, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Fostering compassion and sensitivity across the gender spectrum." Panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU. Lunch is available.

Focus on Women: Living a Finer Life!

February 20, 2019

Focus on Women Health Awareness Event Details: Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019 Time: 8:30 breakfast, 9:00-11:30 Program Location: Washtenaw Golf Club, 2955 Packard Road, Ypsilanti, MI   Topics Covered/Featured Speakers : Digestive Health: Colorectal Cancer / Diets- Susan Daron, RN, BSN, OCN Mindfulness: Tips for Self Care and Gratitude - Ebony Robinson, MA, CLC – Certified Life Coach, Author, CEO Here to Hear!: Understanding that if you see something, say something! - Vanessa Jackson, LMSW – Therapist, Author, Business Owner   Register by calling: 734-998-7071 On-line registration: https://focusonwomen_march2019.eventbrite.com      Registration encouraged! Limited Seating  

U-M Heart Walk Kickoff/Heart Heroes T-Shirt Launch

January 31, 2019

Visit us to learn more about the 2019 U-M Heart Walk initiative and see the new Heart Heroes t-shirt design, which goes on sale at noon on 2/4!

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 (6 classes per session) Session 2: Wednesdays : April 17 - May 22 Join us for this six week class exploring music and movement in enjoyable, creative, and stimulating ways. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group's "Dance for PD" program. Appropriate for all levels of PD and no dance experience required. Care Partners Welcome! Fee:  $30 per person; $50 per couple/pair* Call (734) 998-9353 for more information or to register.   Turner Senior Resource Center 2401 Plymouth Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (734) 998 - 9353   Support for this patient education activity…

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 (6 classes per session) Session 1: Mondays : March 4 - April 15 Session 2: Wednesdays : April 17 - May 22 Join us for this six week class exploring music and movement in enjoyable, creative, and stimulating ways. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group's "Dance for PD" program. Appropriate for all levels of PD and no dance experience required. Care Partners Welcome! Fee:  $30 per person; $50 per couple/pair* Call (734) 998-9353 for more information or to register.   Turner Senior Resource Center 2401 Plymouth Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (734) 998…

Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco. Contacts: For additional information please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series or contact 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org. Location: Presented at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197.

Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco.

Schwartz Rounds for Compassionate Care – Coming together: debriefing and giving staff time to grieve

January 23, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Coming together: debriefing and giving staff time to grieve." Three panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, nursing CE, and social work CEU credits. Lunch will be available.

UMMA Presents TimeSlips: The Freedom to Imagine

January 21, 2019

Anne Basting, founder and CEO of the award-winning TimeSlips Creative Storytelling program invites us to imagine how the arts and care structures can collaborate to bring meaning and purpose to those living with memory loss. An international expert in community-engaged arts practices and the author of several books, Basting is a Professor of Theatre at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a MacArthur Fellow. TimeSlips is an evidence-based, award-winning, and person-centered, approach to dementia care, now practiced in 18 countries and 47 states. TimeSlips strives to inspire others to see beyond memory loss and recognize the strength of people with dementia.…