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FULL: The Road Home: A free education event designed for older adults anticipating surgery

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

| Free

Class registration is full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or notified if this course is offered again, please contact Elizabeth Frick at community@iona.org or call (202) 895-9420.

Learn how to navigate a hospital stay or post-hospital rehab in this Take Charge/Age Well Academy presentation, offered in partnership with Forest Hills of DC.

About the presentation

Enjoy a complimentary lunch in this two-hour presentation on how to plan for a successful hospital stay and recuperation. In this presentation, you’ll get tactics on how to reduce your stress when facing a scheduled surgery or an unplanned accident that lands you in the hospital. Learn how to manage your decision-making process when confronted with many options for achieving your recovery.

This presentation will walk you through the process of getting through surgery, a good rehabilitation experience, and a positive transition to home. It will detail various options, including acute rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation, and home therapy services.

Topics include

  • Rehabilitation and recovery options
  • Hospitalization stay and discharge procedures
  • Insurance factors and coverage
  • Home care services and options
  • And more

Facilitator

Jennifer M. Brown, B.S., M.ED

Join us

When: Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM. A free buffet lunch is included.

Where: Forest Hills of DC, 4901 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008. On campus and neighborhood street parking is available.

Registration: For more information, contact Elizabeth Frick at community@iona.org or 202-895-9420.

Class registration is full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or notified if this course is offered again, please contact Elizabeth Frick at community@iona.org or call (202) 895-9420.

Details

Date:
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Lena Frumin
Phone:
202-895-9485
Email:
community@iona.org

Venue

Forest Hills of DC
4901 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Phone:
202-966-7623
Website:
foresthillsdc.org