Dr. Geary to speak at Wesley Manor August 12

Published 08/04 2014 06:13PM

Updated 08/04 2014 06:15PM

DOTHAN, AL –“Aging Gracefully with Benefits” will be the topic for the August 12 Care Options Luncheon and will provide education on enjoying the benefits of aging.

Dr. Walter T. Geary, Jr., will discuss how to the benefits of aging can be enhanced with appropriate care. As a gerontologist, he has spent many years studying the needs and patterns of aging. He is the Director of the Bureau of Health Provider Standards for the Alabama Department of Public Health. The bureau grants license and conducts inspections of health care facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Alabama. They also work for the federal government to inspect and "Certify" that nursing homes and other facilities and agencies, such as Home Health and Hospice, are in compliance with federal regulations and approved to bill Medicare and Medicaid for the services they provide.

Reservations are required for this free Care Options Luncheon on Tuesday, August 12, 11a.m. Early reservations are encouraged due to limited seating. Lunch and a brief tour are provided. Wesley Manor celebrates life, values relationships, and embraces teamwork. Call 334-792-0921 for information about Wesley Manor where life is celebrated.

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