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Speakers List
Speakers Bureau List 2005
Topic/Title Speaker/Agency Contact Name & Phone Number Comments
Adjustment to Your Real Life
(look at chronic illness, grief, depression etc.)
Veronika Glenn
So Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class size = 12 or more, handouts provided
Adult Day Services Lois Knowlton,
Poway Adult Day Health Care Center
Lois Knowlton,
619-466-3094
Lois Know@aol.com
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Advanced Directives for Health Care Andrea Holmberg,
Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Ctr
Andrea Holmberg,
619-644-4214,
andrea.holmberg@sharp.com
Free forms provided
Aging Process:
What is Normal and What is Not
Veronika Glenn
So Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided
Alzheimerís
Prepare for the Hospital Experience
Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Pam Plimpton,
858-492-4400 ext 118
pam.plimpton@alz.org
Includes care bag, card and outline. CEUís.
Alzheimerís & Anger Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Pam Plimpton,
858-492-4400 ext 118
pam.plimpton@alz.org
2 hr., TV/VCR, overhead projector. CEUís
Alzheimerís: Beginning to Cope Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Pam Plimpton,
858-492-4400 ext 118
pam.plimpton@alz.org
2 hr. Includes handouts
AARP
Perspective of Privatization of Social Security
Marty Martinez AARP Marty Martinez,
619-593-1190
Martym6@att.net
30-45 minutes, includes 8 minute video
Caregiver Issues Veronika GlennSo Caregiver Resource Center Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided
Caregiver Resources and Emotional Issues of Caregiving Andrea Holmberg,
Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center
Andrea Holmberg,
619-644-4214,
andrea.holmberg@sharp.com
1 hr.
Community Resources:
From Volunteering to Services
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
Aging & Independence Services
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
619-401-3994,
kathy.holmes@sdcounty.ca.gov
East County. 30-60 min.
Continuum of Care:
When Looking for Residential Resources for Family Member
Carol Fitzgibbons
Home of Guiding Hands
Carol Fitzgibbons
619-448-3700 x 318
carol@guidinghands.org
45 minutes Handouts provided
Creating a Positive Environment for Confused Pt Veronika Glenn
So. Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more handouts provided.
Dementia Care:
Addressing Behavior through Compassionate Communication
Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Ann Sediego,
858-492-4400 ext 139
Ann.sediego@alz.org
1 hr., overhead projector, CEUís.
Dementia
HIV/AIDS Associated Dementia
Veronika Glenn
So. Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided.
Dementia:
What It Is and What It Is Not
Veronika Glenn
So. Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided
Developmental Disabilities Carol Fitzgibbons
Home of Guiding Hands
Carol Fitzgibbons,
619-448-3700 x319
carol@guidinghands.org
45 minutes Handouts provided
Disabilities ďDevelopmentalĒ The ARC of San Diego Mike Wasyliw,
619-444-9417,
mwasyliw@arc-sd.com
45 min. Handouts provided
Disaster Preparedness Stephen Rea
(or trained volunteers), American Red Cross
Stephen Rea,
619-542-7670,
stephen.rea@sdarc.org
Class length varies. Excellent handouts.
East County Intergenerational Games Mike Wasyliw,
The ARC

Marcie Findley,
El Cajon Commission on Aging & Disabilities
Mike Wasyliw
619-444-9417
mswasyliw@arc-sd.com
Marcie Findley 619-444-1385
marciefindley@sbcglobal.net
Presentation regarding Intergenerational Teams of Seniors & 5th Grader 15-30 minutes
Fall Prevention & Home Safety Health Promotions Committee, Aging & Independence Services Tony Potter
858-495-5061
tony.potter@sdcounty.ca.gov
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Financial
21 Ways to Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
Aging & Independence Services
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
619-401-3994,
kathy.holmes@sdcounty.ca.gov
30-45 min., includes a
self-test. Handouts Provided
Fitness for Seniors Health Promotions Committee, Aging & Independence Services Katie Judd
858-495-5998
Katie.judd@sdcounty.ca.gov
~
Frail Elderly:
When and How to Help Them
Veronika Glenn,
So. Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided
Health Topics
Varies: Cancer, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, etc
Health Professionals from Grossmont Hospital Andrea Holmberg,
619-644-4214,
andrea.holmberg@sharp.com
Varies by presentation.
Healthy Snacking Health Promotions Committee, Aging & Independence Services Tony Potter
858-495-5061
Tony.potter@sdcounty.ca.gov
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Home Safety and Fall Prevention Veronika Glenn
So. Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn
858-268-4432
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided
Hospice Care 101:
Answering All Your Questions
Janine Lortscher,
Sharp HospiceCare
Janine Lortscher,
619-667-1900
janine.lortscher@sharp.com
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How the ďSystemĒ works for People with Developmental Disabilities Carol Fitzgibbons
Home of Guiding Hands
Carol Fitzgibbons
619-448-3700 x 318
carol@guidinghands.org
45 minutes Handouts provided
How To Talk to a Sick Friend Janine Lortscher,
Sharp HospiceCare
Janine Lortscher,
619-667-1900
janine.lortscher@sharp.com
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Inclusion in Your Community:
How to Look at Your Program and be Inclusionary
Carol Fitzgibbons
Home of Guiding Hands
Carol Fitzbiggons
619-448-3700 x318
carol@guidinghands.org
45 minutes Handouts provided
Intergenerational Programs:
The Countyís Role
Marcie Hanna, LCSW,
Aging & Independence Services
Marcie Hanna
858-505-6332,
marcie.hanna@sdcounty.ca.gov
~
Long Term Care Insurance & Options Bob Prath,
HICAP Counselor
Bob Prath,
619-390-7451,
bprath@aol.com
Need overhead projector or PowerPoint
Making the Placement Decision Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Pam Plimpton,
858-492-4400 ext 118
pam.plimpton@alz.org
2 hr., handouts, panel discussion, CEUís.
Medicare Rights & Responsibilities Bob Prath,
HICAP Counselor
Bob Prath,
619-390-7451
bprath@aol.com
Need overhead projector or PowerPoint
Memory Loss & Aging:
When Is It Time To Worry?
Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Ann Sediego,
858-492-4400 ext 139
Ann.sediego@alz.org
30-60 min., overhead projector
Overview of Alzheimerís Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Ann Sediego,
858-492-4400 ext 139
Ann.sediego@alz.org
30-60 min., overhead projector
Partnering with your Doctor:
A Workshop for Persons with Memory Problems & their care partners
Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau 619-588-7111 Handouts, TV/VCR, geared toward family caregiver
Preventing Elder and/or Dependent Adult Abuse Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
Aging & Independence Services
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
619-401-3994,
kathy.holmes@sdcounty.ca.gov
30-60 min., optional 26-minute video. Handout provided
Project C.A.R.E./Vial of Life Andrea Holmberg,
Grossmont Senior Resource Center
Andrea Holmberg,
619-740-4214,
andrea.holmberg@sharp.com
Free vials.
Project C.A.R.E.:
Safety Net Program for Older & Disabled Adults
Kathy Holmes-Hardy,
Aging & Independence Services
Kathy Holmes-Hardy
619-401-3994
kathy.holmes@sdcounty.ca.gov
Free Vials of Life
15-30 min., optional 11-minute video
Rights of People with Disabilities Carol Fitzgibbons
Home of Guilding Hands
Carol Fitzgibbons
619-448-3700 x318
carol@guidinghands.org
45 minutes
Handouts provided
Safe Return Training Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Ann Sediego,
858-492-4400 ext 139
Ann.sediego@alz.org
30-60 min. VCR
Serving Families Even When It Is Difficult Janine Lortscher,
Sharp HospiceCare
Janine Lortscher,
619-667-1900
janine.lortscher@sharp.com
~
Sleep
Getting a Good Nightís Sleep
Health Promotions Committee, Aging & Independence Services Katie Judd
katie.judd@sdcounty.ca.gov
~
Smart Medication Management Bob Prath,
HICAP Counselor
Bob Prath,
619-390-7451,
bprath@aol.com
Overhead projector or PowerPoint
Social Security Programs & SSI Benefits Rudy Montemayor,
District Manager,
Social Security Admin
Rudy Montemayor,
619-440-2943
Rudy.montemayor@ssa.gov
~
Social Security Resources Bob Prath,
HICAP Counselor
Bob Prath,
619-390-7451,
bprath@aol.com
Overhead projector or PowerPoint.
Strategies for Caregivers of Brain-Impaired Adults Veronika Glenn
So Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class of 12 or more, handouts provided.
Stroke Veronika Glenn,
So Caregiver Resource Center
Veronika Glenn, 858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class size = 12 or more, handouts provided
Understanding Legal & Financial Issues in Alzheimerís Alzheimerís Assoc. Speakerís Bureau Pam Plimpton,
858-492-4400 ext 118
pam.plimpton@alz.org
30-60 min., VCR.
Volunteer: Make a Difference Bob Maas, Aging & Independence Services Bob Maass,
858-505-6399
Robert.maass@sdcounty.ca.gov
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Your Elderly Relative: Know When and How to Help Veronika Glenn, So Caregiver Resource Center Veronika Glenn,
858-268-4432,
vglenn@caregivercenter.org
1 hr., class size = 12 or more, handouts provided.
What is 2-1-1 211 San Diego Speakers Bureau Meg Storer,
858-300-1240
mstorer@211sandiego.org
Training can be customized
Our Vision:
All Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities will have the opportunity and support to live full lives
Our Mission:
To be the community based network that takes action and advocates for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities living in the East County Area
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