Hurley Medical Center to Host 1st Annual Senior & Caregiver Workshop


Flint, Michigan – SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12th FROM 8AM to 3PM at the HOLIDAY INN GATEWAY CENTRE. The Hurley Senior Center of Excellence at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, along with the Valley Area Agency on Aging are proud to host a Senior Caregiver Workshop Saturday September 12th from 8am to 3pm at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre on Hill Road/US23 in Flint. This Free Event will provide information to help caregivers keep their loved ones safe, happy and healthy.

The workshop will provide expert information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Advance Directives, Caregiver Stress, Bath & Bathing tips, proper lifting techniques, when & how to choose a care facility, and avoiding scams that target seniors. Those who attend will also be able to ask questions to a Pharmacist and Physician. Carl Bekofske, a local attorney, will speak about how seniors can protect their nest egg. Dr. David Hall will deliver the Keynote Address titles “Coping, Caring, Connecting”

“As our population ages, we really see a need to give caregivers more support. When caring for a loved one, it can be a tough journey emotionally, physically, and financially. We want to be here for the caregivers to show them there is help out there, to ultimately help them give the best care for their loved ones,” said Cathy Metz, Hurley Senior Center of Excellence and Musculoskeletal Service Line Administrator.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served. Space is limited. Call 810-239-7671 to register. This workshop is part of the ongoing Hurley Healthy Living Series.

For interview requests, call Ilene Cantor, Administrator, Marketing, Community and Public Relations at 810-262-7164 or

Hurley Medical Center is a 443-bed premier public teaching hospital located in the heart of Genesee County, Michigan. As the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Center, and the highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Genesee County, Hurley is a recognized leader in clinical care and education, maintaining affiliations with Michigan State University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan-Flint, Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC, Mott Community College and Henry Ford Health System. Founded in 1908, Hurley provides patient care for more than 100,000 people annually.


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