PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Suddenly Senior Conference, sponsored by the South Suburban Chapter of the Illinois Continuity of Care Association, will take place September 27, 2011 from 7:00am to 4:30pm at the Tinley Park Convention Center (18501 S. Harlem Avenue, Tinley Park, IL).
The Suddenly Senior Conference is a full day event designed to educate, inform, and entertain those who work in senior care. It aims to bring together the area’s leading professionals in the medical, social services and senior service industries.
Educational speakers participating in this event include both morning and afternoon keynote speakers, along with four (4) breakout sessions featuring professionals who will address the unique medical, psychological and social needs of seniors, resources, legal concerns, government programs and much more.
Social workers, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, care and case managers, as well as administrators and business professionals will not want to miss out on this educational opportunity.
Participants in Suddenly Senior have the opportunity to gain up to six (6) continuing education unit (CEU) credits by attending the breakout sessions. CEUs will be provided by Rehab Connections, a State of Illinois approved continuing education sponsor.
Morning keynote speaker Matt Thornhill, author and co-founder of the Boomer Project will present “How Boomers Will Transform the Healthcare Industry.” The afternoon keynote speaker, Greg Risberg, MSW, CSP will give a presentation entitled “Humor, Hugs, and Hope,” aimed at helping people find more humor in their lives and renew their sense of hope, as well as helping healthcare professionals utilize a caring touch appropriately in their personal lives and work settings.
A full day ticket to this event includes continental breakfast, lunch, two (2) keynote addresses, four (4) educational breakout sessions with six (6) CEUs available for social workers and nurses, unlimited access to the vendor area, raffles, prizes and more. Purchase your ticket by June 30th to receive the early bird price discount.
For more information, or to purchase tickets to the Suddenly Senior Conference, please visit www.ilcoc-suddenlysenior.org or contact Event Chairman Mike Quirk of Home Instead Senior Care in Palos Heights by phone at (708) 671-2648. For media inquiries, please contact Juli Barcelona, President at Barcelona Creative Group by phone at (708) 448-8077. You can also connect with Suddenly Senior on Twitter (@SuddenlySenior), or on our Facebook page.
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Juli Barcelona, (708) 448-8077
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