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Upcoming Events & Valuable Resources

Community Events

Get an A+ in Aging!

On Friday, June 20, 2014, the RowanSOM-Stratford campus hosted their 11th annual “Get an A+ in Aging – Because Your Health Matters” senior health fair. The event was co-hosted by the RowanSOM Marketing Dept. and the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA).  This year’s keynote lecture was on “Healthy Aging and the Brain,” a theme that remained present throughout the health fair.  To view a copy of the slides from the keynote presentation, click here.

Professional Resources

Beacon of Hope Podcasts

Lighthouse Hospice, Inc. in Cherry Hill, NJ has released two new podcasts on end-of-life issues called the ‘Beacon of Hope.’  The first podcast in the series deals with three vital paths at end of life and the second podcast deals with giving voice to grief.  To link to the Beacon of Hope podcasts, click here.

Case Challenges in Early Alzheimer’s Disease

This CME/CE activity is a valuable AD resource intended for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses.  The goal is to describe current evidence-based strategies to diagnose, monitor, and treat patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD).  For more information, visit MedScape.

Affordable Care Act

Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace, a key part of the Affordable Care Act, will take effect in 2014. It’s a new way for individuals, families, and employees of small businesses to get health coverage.  For more information, refer to the following document on Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Health Insurance Exchanges

The Affordable Care Act helps create a competitive private health insurance market through the creation of Health Insurance Marketplaces. These state-based, competitive marketplaces, which launch in 2014, will provide millions of Americans and small businesses with “one-stop shopping” for affordable coverage.  For Fast Facts About The ACA and How it Affects Seniors or additional information on accessing the Health Insurance Marketplaces, visit: www.Healthcare.gov