Speakers Bureau 2022

Whether you’re interested in learning about our senior living and health care system, or if you’d like to learn more about specific health, medical, or wellness topic, Concordia can provide a health/senior care professional on the topic of your choice, and tailor a presentation to fit your needs. 

To schedule a presenter, please call Concordia’s Speakers Bureau Coordinator Cheryl Aughton at 724-487-4656 or e-mail caughton@concordialm.org.

Topics include:

Senior Care/Senior Living/Retirement Living Topics

  1. Understanding the Difference between Hospice and Palliative Care
    Roni Lucas, RN, Executive Director, Good Samaritan Hospice
  2. What is a Continuing Care Community and Why Should I Choose to Live in One? 
    Connor Hagey, Director of Retirement Living, Concordia at Cabot

Health and Wellness Topics

  1. Tips for Fall Prevention   
  2. Exercise Tips as We Grow Older
    Terri Good, MPT, Clinical Manager, Concordia Visiting Nurses
  3. Prehab for Successful Joint Replacement (available at Cabot area locations)
    Jennifer Lesnett, DPT, Director of Outpatient Rehabilitation, Concordia at Cabot
  4. The Benefits of Volunteering
    Peggy McConnell, Volunteer Coordinator, Good Samaritan Hospice

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Education Topics

  1. Alzheimer’s Disease: Get Educated
  2. Recognizing the Early Signs of Dementia
  3. How to Reduce Stress as a Caregiver
  4. Tips and Exercises to Sharpen Your Mind
  5. Communication Techniques for Your Loved One with Dementia
    Stefanie Dietrich, Director of Adult Day Services, Concordia at Cabot                          

Other Topics

  1. How to Organize, De-Clutter and Downsize Your Life
    Cheryl Aughton, Marketing Coordinator, Concordia Haven Apartments
  2. Various healthcare topics, including healthy aging, heart health, managing diabetes, osteoporosis and senior nutrition 
    Stephanie Snow and/or Daniel McKnight, Nurse Practitioners, Concordia Physician Practice

To schedule a presenter, please call Concordia’s Speakers Bureau Coordinator Cheryl Aughton at 724-487-4656 or e-mail caughton@concordialm.org.

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