Learn what the Center for Healthy Aging can do for you at a free SecureCare seminar on Jan. 9 in Tyler

Thursday, January 4, 2007

Health professionals from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler will speak about driving and the older adult and the Center for Healthy Aging at a free SecureCare seminar from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler.

SecureCare is UTHSCT’s comprehensive program designed specifically for people age 50 plus to provide the answers and care needed in today’s health care marketplace.

“Driving and the Older Adult” will be presented by Kent Davis, MD, geriatrician and medical director of UTHSCT’s Center for Healthy Aging. He will discuss steps family members can take when an older adult’s driving has become a problem.

“What Can the Center for Healthy Aging Do for You?” will be presented by Anne Hatfield, LMSW and case manager for UTHSCT’s Center for Healthy Aging. She will discuss the special health needs of older adults and explain what a geriatrician is and why you should see one.

Free glucose and blood pressure screenings will also be offered at the seminar, and brunch will be provided.

For more information, call (903) 877-5122.

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