Free Evening Talk Explores Myths of Colorectal Cancer and Options for Senior Care in Maine | Business
PeoplesChoice Credit Union, in partnership with SMCC, York Hospital and Beach Glass Transitions, is offering another in its series of seminars for members of the community looking to take control of their financial future and live a better life. On April 5, the series of evening talks continues at the PCU main branch in Saco with a pair of somewhat more weighty health topics. The first, at 5:00pm digs into the seriousness of, and eliminates myths about colorectal cancer and the importance of early screenings for this highly treatable cancer. Later on, at 6:15 an area expert on senior care will discuss the wide array of options that are available when planning for senior care in Maine. More details on each of the sessions can be found below or in the news section of the PeoplesChoice website at www.PeoplesChoiceME.org. The PeoplesChoice seminars are free, open to the public and held at the 23 Industrial Park Road location in Saco. For more information call: (207) 282!-4156 April 5, 2012 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Colon/Rectal Cancer Awareness and Prevention: Myths and Answers Presented by SMMC and York Hospital Community Health Promotion. Speakers Peggy Belanger RN, Cancer Care Program Manager and Marcia Bouchard RN, Endoscopy Nurse from York Hospital will talk about Colorectal Cancer, symptoms, diagnosis, how to prevent this devastating cancer and also debunk some of the myths surrounding the topic.
6:00 – 6:15 pm - Brief Intermission and Refreshments
6:15 – 7:30 pm - Navigating the Choices: What are the Senior Care Options in My State?
Founder and president Lynn Peel of Beach Glass Transitions will discuss all of the different opportunities available to seniors today, from independent living to nursing care, and everything in between and beyond. She has been involved in the senior care industry for more than a decade and prior to her founding role as a Senior Care Advisor at Beach Glass Transitions, her work was focused in admissions and marketing for independent, assisted, and Alzheimer’s communities as well as home health care.
Again, all the PeoplesChoice seminars are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there.