March 27, 2012

The Ivey Offers Free Talk on “Arthritis and Seniors: The Latest News on Prevention and Treatments”

Filed under: Senior Housing Events,Senior Living Guide — seniorlivingguide @ 2:34 pm

The IveyCharlotte – The symptoms of arthritis, or inflamation of the joints, can range from discomfort to real debilitation.  Arthritis can strike seniors especially hard.  Is it possible to prevent arthritis in yourself or an older loved one?  Can exercise help?  What kinds of new treatments are available?

Get answers at a free workshop from The Ivey, the adult day care center in SouthPark. The non-profit will host “Arthritis and Seniors:  The Latest News on Prevention and Treatments,” on Tuesday, April 10 from 2 to 4 pm, repeated from 6 to 8 pm, at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive in Charlotte. Admission is free but pre-registration is requested. To pre-register, call The Ivey at 704/909-2070.

Respite care for your loved one is available during the presentation with advance notice. Call The Ivey to arrange at 704/909-2070.

The presenter is Dr. Charles Seehorn with Arthritis & Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas.  He will also discuss osteoporosis causes and treatments.  Seehorn treats all types of rheumatologic illnesses, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

About The Ivey
The Ivey® is a not-for-profit adult day care center that provides daytime services for people living with Alzheimer’s and other types of memory loss, social isolation, or physical frailty due to stroke, Parkinson’s, and similar illnesses. The Ivey offers socialization, engaging activities, meals from a Johnson & Wales-trained chef, and healthcare monitoring from an on-site registered nurse. The Ivey’s services allow caregivers to hold jobs, continue friendships, and refresh from the responsibilities of providing constant care. For more information, visit www.theivey.com .

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