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School of Medicine presents free aging seminar in Sparks

By ThisIsReno

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RENO, Nev.— The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Nevada Geriatric Education Center presents a free training seminar entitled “Aging: It Could Happen to You” on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This seminar is supported by, and will be held at, The Arbors Memory Care, 2121 East Prater Way in Sparks, Nev. Lunch will be provided.

Objectives of this seminar include discussing strategies for improving communication with persons with hearing, speech or vision deficits, describing how it feels to have losses and challenges as the result of aging and reviewing community resources for the aging population.

Anyone with an interest in the field of aging is invited to attend.

Continuing education units are available. Please register by January 20 by contacting Diann Jones at (775)682-8470.

As the state’s only public medical school, the University of Nevada School of Medicine has been a leader in healthcare, medical education and research in Nevada since 1969. The School of Medicine includes 16 clinical departments including family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, surgery, and psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and five nationally recognized departments in basic science including microbiology and biomedical engineering. The more than 185 doctors of University Health System, the school’s clinical practice, offer care in more than 40 medical specialties and subspecialties with eight physician offices in the Reno/Sparks area and seven in Las Vegas. The school is committed to a best practices approach to medicine and is dedicated to exceptional healthcare for Nevada now and in the future. For more information visit www.medicine.nevada.edu.

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