As part of an ongoing commitment to provide resources and support for family caregivers of those caring for aging loved ones, Senior Concerns will present a community seminar on “Gadgets and Remarkable Inventions to Make Caregiving Easier, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks.
This informative seminar, led by Paul Furtaw, owner of Home Remedies, and Paul Dwork, Pharm.D., of Merlin Medical Supply Pharmacy, will provide a demonstration on tools to help with caregiving and a look at new smartphone apps that can help make caregiving easier. In addition, the seminar will focus on home safety and the steps to take to ensure your home is safe for a senior with mobility challenges.
A licensed contractor, Paul Furtaw has practical experience of having been a caregiver and having to make modifications to his home to ensure the safety of his loved one. That experience was the catalyst for the founding of Home Remedies. Home Remedies specializes in removing barriers to independent living by helping seniors and family caregivers make simple modifications, such as adding grab bars or ramps, to make homes more manageable for the elderly. Paul Dwork, Pharm.D, has over 40 years of experience working with people with disabilities, as well as extensive knowledge about the proper use of medical equipment and supplies. Merlin Medical Supply provides durable medical goods, diabetic, incontinence and wound management supplies, and other medical aids.
Seating is limited. To make a reservation, please contact Senior Concerns at 805-497-0189. Light refreshments will be served. A donation of $10 is requested to cover the cost of program materials.