NEWS RELEASE - April 12, 2016 - Contact: Betty S. Weemes, 787.5117
Want to increase your ability to live independently? Come join us for the Passport 55 program on April 21, 10:00 am, Roby Adult Center and learn “Tips for Living Life to its Fullest.” Suzanne Wilhoit, OTR/L, ATP, Laughlin Memorial Hospital, will present a program on remaining in your home as you age; fall prevention for older adults; living with arthritis; living with Alzheimer’s Disease, living with low vision, recovering from stroke, and safe driving tips for seniors. These concepts will provide knowledge on how to move forward and live a functional life. Wilhoit will give an interactive lecture along with lively demonstrations.
Wilhoit was born and raised in Greene County. She attended Eastern Kentucky University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She currently works in the Rehabilitation Department at Laughlin Memorial Hospital and she is skilled at performing site assessments to allow individuals with various limitations to have a home designed and or remodeled to meet their needs. She earned the title of Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP) while working at GVDC and maintains those certifications.
A collection of informational material on “Tips for Living Life to its Fullest” will be available for all participants at the program.
Passport 55 is a health-related, free program, open to the public as a community service. It is presented each month at Roby Adult Center, 203 College Street by Laughlin Memorial Hospital in partnership with the Adult Center.
to view the "Tips for Living Life to Its Fullest" flyer.
For additional information, contact the Laughlin Health Care Foundation at 787.5117.