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Senior Resource Guide Healthcare Networking Events in Houston (7/11/11-7/17/11)

Added: July 12, 2011

Monday, July 11

 Alzheimer’s Research Update-CONFIRMED
WhenMon, July 11, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

WhereKingwood Medical Center (Community Room) (map)
DescriptionAlzheimer’s Research Update 6:30pm Address: 22999 US HWY 59, Kingwood Speaker: Dr. Paul Schulz, University of Texas Medical School and Memorial Hermann Hospital Contact: Katie Scott, Phone: 713-314-1383 RSVP: Yes, by phone Fee: -0- Notes: This program will review the most up-to-date research advances in medications and assessments. It will provide an overview of risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and the direction that research is taking.
Tuesday, July 12

 Deerbrook Networking Breakfast-CONFIRMED
WhenTue, July 12, 9am – 10am

WhereDeerbrook Skilled Nursing Facility (map)
DescriptionNetworking Breakfast 9:00am Address: 9250 Humble Westfield Rd., Humble Contact: Monica Green, Phone: 832-585-7157 or 281-446-5160 RSVP: Yes Food: Breakfast Fee: -0- Notes: Door prizes.



 Villa Toscana Networking-CONFIRMED
WhenTue, July 12, 9am – 10am

WhereVilla Toscana Cypress Woods (map)
DescriptionVilla Toscana Networking 9am Address: 15015 Cypress Woods Medical Dr. Houston Contact:Patti Giannone, Phone: 281-315-1402 Fee:-0- Notes: This networking group will meet the second Tuesday of each month and will give everyone an opportunity to meet each other in a very informal setting. Everyone is welcomed to bring a friend!

 Alzheimer’s Association Networking Lunch CEU-CONFIRMED
WhenTue, July 12, 11:30am – 1:00pm

WhereCy-Fair Hospital-Classrooms 1 and 2 (map)
DescriptionAlzheimer’s Association Networking Lunch CEU 11:30am Address: 10655 Steepletop Dr., Houston TX Topic: Cognitive Impairment: Early Diagnosis and Interventions Speaker: Gustavo Roman, MD Contact: Kristen Griffith, Phone: 713-314-1313 RSVP: Before July 8th Food: Lunch provided Fee: -0- Notes: Provides 1.0 CEU hours for nurses and social workers. Presented in partnership with CyFair Hospital, Home Instead Senior Care, University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work.


 Networking / CEU -CONFIRMED
WhenTue, July 12, 11:30am – 1:00pm

WhereThe Cottages of Clear Lake (map)
DescriptionNetworking / CEU 11:30am Address: 450 Landing Blvd. League City Sponsored by: Resolutions Hospice & The Cottages Topic: Caring for Patients with Changes in Mental Status Speaker: Marti Carney RN, Admissions Manager, Resolutions Hospice Contact: Jim Billings; Phone: 281-702-3404 RSVP: Yes Meal: Lunch Fee:-0- Notes: There will be door prizes!

 West Houston Continuity of Care Annual Party-CONFIRMED (Note Time Change for Party)
WhenTue, July 12, 5pm – 7pm

WhereLos Tios Mexican Cafe (map)
DescriptionWest Houston Continuity of Care Annual Party 11:30am Address: 14006 Memorial at Kirkwood Sponsored by: WHCOC Contact: Staci Pacheco, Phone: 832.455.1784 RSVP: Yes Fee: Members are free, $5 for guests
Wednesday, July 13

 Professional and Healthcare Networking-CONFIRMED
 WhenWed, July 13, 9am – 10am

WhereGrace Care Center of Cypress (map)
DescriptionProfessional & Healthcare Networking 9:00 am Address: 9602 Huffmeister, Houston Topic: How to Get Along with Anybody Speaker: Roy Wooten Contact: Lil Butler, Phone: 832-457-5657 RSVP: Yes Food: Breakfast Fee: -0- Notes: Bring your marketing materials. Enjoy a delicious Breakfast! Door Prizes are welcomed.

WhenWed, July 13, 10am – 12pm
WhereMH/MRA of Harris County (Conference Center) (map)
DescriptionHouston TORCH 10am Address: 7011 SW Freeway Sponsored by: H-Torch Contact: Cynthia Wilson Huey, Phone: 281-683-7585 Meal: Refreshments/light snacks & drinks Fee:-0- Notes: Please bring your marketing materials, business cards and tell us about you.

 Cypress Creek Hospital Lunch & Learn Seminar-CONFIRMED
 WhenWed, July 13, 11am – 2pm

WhereWestador Club House (map)
DescriptionLunch and Learn Seminar 11:00am Address: 17751 Cali Drive, Houston TX Topic: “Memory & Aging” Speaker: Theresa Johnston Contact: Carol Gooch, Phone: 832-392-1097 RSVP: Yes, by phone by July 8th Food: Lunch is offered Fee: $5.00 for lunch and CEU’s Notes: Open to the public for general education. 1.5 CEU credits for LPC, LCDC, LMFT, Social Work & PhD.

 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Spousal Support -NOT CONFIRMED
WhenWed, July 13, 11am – 12pm

WhereSilverado Senior Living (map)
DescriptionAlzheimer’s and Dementia Spousal Support 11am Address: 1221 Seventh Street, Sugar Land Sponsored by: Silverado Contact: Linda Lavinson, Phone: 281-277-1221 RSVP: Yes Fee:-0- Notes: Give yourself the opportunity to share about the challenges of caring for a spouse with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Complimentary care will be available for your loved one with memory care needs while you participate in the group.

 East Houston Continuity of Care –CONFIRMED
WhenWed, July 13, 11:30am – 1:00pm

WhereEast Houston Regional Medical Center (map)
DescriptionEast Houston Continuity of Care 11:30am Address: 13111 East Freeway Contact: Sherry D. Mucka, Phone: 281-635-9774 RSVP: Yes Meal: Lunch Fee: $20 for non- members and $18 for members Notes: Feel free to bring marketing material to share.

 Westchase Healthcare and Business Professionals Luncheon -CONFIRMED
WhenWed, July 13, 11:30am – 1:00pm

WhereThe Hampton – Shadow Lake (map)
DescriptionWestchase Healthcare and Business Professionals Luncheon 11:30am Address: 2835 Shadowbriar Dr., Houston, TX Contact: Kim Tweedel, Phone: 281-759-6700 RSVP: Yes (by Monday prior to the event) Meal: Lunch Fee: -0- Notes: Complimentary Luncheon and Door Prizes!
Thursday, July 14

 The Woodlands Healthcare and Small Business Network -CONFIRMED
WhenThu, July 14, 8:00am – 9:15am

WhereThe Forum at The Woodlands (map)
DescriptionThe Woodlands Healthcare and Small Business Network 8am Address: 5055 W Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381 Contact: Julie Peters, Phone: 281-795-2806 RSVP: Yes Meal: Continental Breakfast Fee: -0- Notes: If you are a small business owner in The Woodlands/Montgomery/Conroe area, join our networking group to build relationships and meet others who can help your business grow. There will be door prizes!

 Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Breakfast Business Blender-CONFIRMED
 WhenThu, July 14, 9:00am – 10:30am

WhereMemorial Hermann Southwest (map)
DescriptionMemorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Breakfast Business Blender 9:00am Address: 7737 Southwest Freeway, Learning Center-Medical Plaza 2, Houston TX Event Type: Networking and presentation for business and medical professionals Topic: Creating a Performance-Focused Post Acute Care Network Speaker: Rob Morris, CEO Post Acute Care Memorial Hermann Contact: Becca Sartori, Phone: 713.222.CARE RSVP: Yes, space is limited Fee: -0- and parking will be validated at the event Food: Light Breakfast Notes: Please join us for a networking event for business and medical professionals serving the senior community.

 CAP of Greater Pearland-CONFIRMED
WhenThu, July 14, 11:30am – 12:30pm

WhereLas Rosas Mexican Grill (map)
DescriptionCAP of Greater Pearland 11:30am Address: 6425 Broadway St Contact: Henry Saucier, Phone: 832-212-3525 Fee: $15 for members & $20 for non-members
 Saturday, July 16

WhenSat, July 16, 1pm – 4pm

WherePalace Bowling Lanes (map)
DescriptionBowling for ALS 1:00pm Address: 4191 Bellaire Blvd, Houston TX Sponsored by: ALS Association, Greater Houston Chapter Contact: Linda Richardson, Phone: 713-942-2572 RSVP: Registration is required. See form below. Notes: To register, please fill out the registration form. Contact the phone number for more information. Registration Form: