Upcoming Patient Education Events

 

Norton Education Series: Diet, Nutrition and Digestive Health

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IFFGD Kicks Off the Nancy and Bill Norton Patient Education Series at the University of Michigan in their Food for Life Kitchen

Sunday, October 11, 2020
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT

Location:
East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center
4260 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

 

South Flordia Ostomy and Tube Feeding/HPN Support Group

April 21, 2020

"Exercising for Ostomates and Tubies" 

The group meets every third Monday of each Month from 6-7pm at the Baptist Health Resource Center, Medical Arts Building, located at 8900 North Kendall Drive, Suite 105 (map). Summer break July–August. Each meeting we will have Wound and Ostomy Care nurses to help answer questions, supplier personnel to help with any concerns regarding supplies, doctors to answer questions, and other speakers from the medical field. We look forward to meet you at our next meeting, and be encouraged to know that you are not alone.

For more Information, call Lourdes Placeres at 786-596-6036.

 

2020 Oley Foundation Regional Conference Postponed until November 14, 2020

April 25, 2020

Charlotte, North Carolina 

Along with our Oley Foundation Annual Consumer/Clinician Conference, the Oley Foundation holds one-day FREE regional conferences throughout the United States in order to share the latest information, advocacy, and research. The conferences are coordinated for consumers and family members/caregivers but all others are encouraged to attend and learn! Below you will find upcoming meetings with information and registrations links. We hope you can make one!

For more information, visit: https://oley.org/page/oleyregionals

 

South Flordia Ostomy and Tube Feeding/HPN Support Group

May 19, 2020

"Managing Pain Without Medication" Discussion Lead by Live Well Chiropractors 

The group meets every third Monday of each Month from 6-7pm at the Baptist Health Resource Center, Medical Arts Building, located at 8900 North Kendall Drive, Suite 105 (map). Summer break July–August. Each meeting we will have Wound and Ostomy Care nurses to help answer questions, supplier personnel to help with any concerns regarding supplies, doctors to answer questions, and other speakers from the medical field. We look forward to meet you at our next meeting, and be encouraged to know that you are not alone.

For more Information, call Lourdes Placeres at 786-596-6036.

 

2020 Oley Foundation Conference 

June 21-23

Newport Beach, California 

Why Should You Be There?

Consumers
Proven Benefits to Patients in Contact with Oley
Lowers the incidence of catheter-related sepsis
Reduces reactive depression
Significantly improves quality of life
Gives members the tools and confidence they need to manage their therapy
Enables members to achieve normalcy in their lives
"Safe Harbor" and More

Learn to express your health care needs with assurance
Access the latest information on nutrition support
Meet others on home tube feeding and/or IV nutrition
Local emergency room information will be identified
Nursing/pharmacy backup support has been arranged
Hotel is aware of your supplies and shipping needs
Refrigerators in every room

For more information, visit: https://oley.org/

 

 

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