Couch-to-Couch Conference (Live via Zoom)

  • June 29, 2020

Event Details

This event finished on 17 July 2020

Tickets are required and are available now at the link below:

The second event is our Couch to Couch Conference, which is a variation on our traditional Senior Ed Conference. The conference runs from 9 am to Noon on July 15th, 16th, and 17th.
Presentations and topics include*:
  • Adaptive Equipment for Daily Use  – Jenny Womack, PhD OTR/L FAOTA – Professor, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Associate Director, UNC Partnerships in Aging Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Brain Health – Karen D. Sullivan, PhD, ABPP, Creator, I CARE FOR YOUR BRAIN, Pinehurst Neuropsychology Brain & Memory Clinic
  • “Music & Memory” – Charlotte Grush, Carolina Meadows
  • Caregiving while Sheltering in Place – Melanie Bunn, RN, MS, GNP, Dementia Alliance of North Carolina
  • Nia – Kate Finlayson
  • Container Gardening – Matt Jones, Horticulture Extension Agent, NC Cooperative Extension – Chatham County Center
  • Advance Directives – Nansi Greger-Holt, RN, MPH, MSN, Gerontological and Family Nurse Practitioner, BC
  • Bone Health – Pat Balmediano, UNC MPH/RD 2019-2021
  • Elder Fraud & Scams – David Kirkman, author Elder Fraud Wars, former enforcement attorney with the North Carolina Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Division
  • PLUS! “Brain Breaks” from the COA’s very own Jackie Green!

*Presentation topics or titles subject to change.

Please share widely, as these events are important to our ongoing fundraising efforts!

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