Friday, March 30, 2012

Free talk at The Ivey: "Arthritis and Seniors: The Latest News on Prevention and Treatments"

The symptoms of arthritis, or inflamation of the joints, can range
from discomfort to real debilitation. Arthritis can strike seniors
especially hard. Is it possible to prevent arthritis in yourself or
an older loved one? Can exercise help? What kinds of new treatments
are available?

Get answers at a free workshop from The Ivey, the adult day care
center in SouthPark. The non-profit will host "Arthritis and Seniors:
The Latest News on Prevention and Treatments," on Tuesday, April 10
from 2 to 4 pm, repeated from 6 to 8 pm, at The Ivey, 6030 Park South
Drive in Charlotte. Admission is free but pre-registration is
requested. To pre-register, call The Ivey at 704/909-2070.

Respite care for your loved one is available during the presentation
with advance notice. Call The Ivey to arrange at 704/909-2070.

The presenter is Dr. Charles Seehorn with Arthritis & Osteoporosis
Consultants of the Carolinas. He will also discuss osteoporosis
causes and treatments. Seehorn treats all types of rheumatologic
illnesses, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus,
osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

About The Ivey
The Ivey® is a not-for-profit adult day care center that provides
daytime services for people living with Alzheimer's and other types of
memory loss, social isolation, or physical frailty due to stroke,
Parkinson's, and similar illnesses. The Ivey offers socialization,
engaging activities, meals from a Johnson & Wales-trained chef, and
healthcare monitoring from an on-site registered nurse. The Ivey's
services allow caregivers to hold jobs, continue friendships, and
refresh from the responsibilities of providing constant care. For more
information, visit .