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Aventura Hospital Partners With Miami Jewish Health Systems to Care for the Caregivers

(Aventura – February, 2010) In November, 2009 Aventura Hospital and Medical Center announced the launch of a new series of health seminars focusing on caring for the care givers.  This special series reaches out to adults who are entrusted with the care of their parents and other loved ones.  The objective of this special program is to educate caregivers and healthcare providers alike on the important issues to consider and resources that are available for caregivers when faced with difficult challenges and healthcare questions.

On March 25, 2010, Aventura Hospital will partner with Miami Jewish Health Systems for its third caregivers seminar.  Dr. Michael Alan Sivermann, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Miami Jewish Health Systems and of Douglas Gardens Hospice Care, will present a special 1 hour Continuing Medical Education (CME) class for caregivers on Palliative Care and End of Life Issues.  One CEU will also be offered for nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Dr. Silvermann is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology with a subspecialty in Geriatric Medicine.  As a member of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, he is an expert in this field.

If you act as a guardian or care giver to a loved one, or if you work for a skilled nursing facility, this program is designed for you.  To learn more about these and other available complimentary programs and to register for these events, please call 1-888-256-7692.  Light luncheon will be served.  Complimentary valet parking is also available.

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