JANUARY 22, 2018

The Ackerly at Timberland

Deborah and Ron Threadgill, owners of Threadgill Memorial Services:  "What Death in the 19th Century can Teach us About Death in the 21st Century and how That can Help us Better Serve our Senior Population"

FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Miramont Pointe

Christy Turner, Dementia Sherpa:  "Proactively Engaging 'Difficult' Families"

MARCH 19, 2018

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

JJ Flenke, PhD:  "Stay Active and Independent for LIfe" 

APRIL 22, 2018

Laurelhurst Village

Meredith L. Williamson, attorney with NW Estate Law, LLC:  "Medicaid for Long Term Care 2018 Update"

MAY 21, 2018

Providence Base Camp

James Beckerman, MD, Cardiologist at Providence Heart Institute:  "Heart Disease -- Focus on Prevention"

JUNE 25, 2018

Russellville Park

Matt Gannon, Alzheimer's Association Program Specialist:  "Effective Communication Strategies"

JULY 23, 2018

Rose Schnitzer Manor

Robert Tysoe, Marketing Consultant & Trainer for Hearing Healthcare Marketing Company:  "Negative Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss"

AUGUST 27, 2018

Royalton Place

Carlos D. Romo, PhD:  "The Psychology Behind ID Theft, Fraud, and other Scams"

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Providence Elderplace, Beaverton

Maureen C. Nash, MD:  "Mental Health vs. Mental Illness:  Stigma and Possible Steps Forward"

OCTOBER 22, 2018

Mt. Hood Adult Day Center

Evening Star End of Life Doula Services, LLC:  "The Emergence of End-of-Life Doulas and the Power of a Vigil Plan"

NOVEMBER 12, 2018

Pacific University

Danielle Backus, PharmD, BCGP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Pacific University School of Pharmacy:  "Addressing Polypharmacy:  Reducing the Risk of Falls"

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Hillsboro Community Senior Center

Host:  Waterhouse Ridge Memory Care

For 2018 we return to the West Side Senior Centers of Hillsboro, Forest Grove, and North Plains as recipients