Our apologies, the RSVP phone number was incorrect on the previous announcement. Following is the complete announcement.
BUCKS COUNTY LONG TERM CARE CONSORTIUM GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday, January 25, 2016 at 9am – Coffee at 8:30am
Attleboro Village, 290 E. Winchester Avenue Langhorne, PA 19047
Please RSVP To Mary Kender: (215) 750-9424
Depression in the Elderly
Speaker: Robert Light, Program Director for Holy Redeemer Senior Behavioral Unit
Mr. Light will discuss the risk factors associated with a decline in behavioral health in the elderly. Just as a set of factors, termed metabolic syndrome, predict poor physical health, he suggests that the following factors predict a decline in functioning for senior adults:
- Isolation and/or caretaking
- Chronic pain
- Alcohol and/or drug abuse
Presenter Information: Mr. Light is a licensed clinical social worker with over 35 years of experience. He is the Program Director of Holy Redeemer’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit and the Executive Director of MiddleStates Medical Management which provides management and psychiatric services at Holy Redeemer Hospital and approximately fifteen care facilities.