Entries by Kevin O'Neill

Healthcare Decision Day

Thursday, April 13th 1:30-3:30 RSVP 336-532-0000 Wills & Power of Attorney Rupe Gill, Attorney with Walker, Lambe, Rhudy, Costley and Gill Five Wishes PACE Social Workers Come early and join our Caregiver Support Group (lunch provided) 12:15-1:15. 1214 Vaughn Road, Burlington, NC 27217

Caring for the Caregiver

Join us for Lunch & Learning at Piedmont Health SeniorCare 1214 Vaughn Rd. Burlington, NC 27217 Planning for the Future: Advanced Directives and Legal Documents Also meet our new Providers: Katie Kwaschyn, DO • Meredith Harris, FNP-C Thursday August 11, 2016 12:15PM-1:30PM Please RSVP to the Social Work Department at (336) 532-0000. If you are in need […]

Memory Lane Café

Reminisce, Socialize, Laugh, Relax, Enjoy Memory Lane Cafe is a variation of the Memory Cafes where seniors and their caregivers are treated to an afternoon of camaraderie, entertainment, and pampering. Having something to look forward to is not only advantageous for Senior Loved Ones but for Caregivers as well. This month join us for refreshments […]

Walking (and Rolling) to Feed Children

Cat Balentine is the occupational therapist at Piedmont Health SeniorCare, located in Burlington, NC. The mission of Piedmont Health SeniorCare is “…to promote and sustain the independence of seniors wishing to remain in the community.” Recently, Feed the Hunger received a gift of over $388 from this organization to provide life-sustaining food for children and […]

President Obama Signs PACE Innovation Act into Law

New Law Allows for Faster Expansion and Authority to Serve New Populations President Obama signed the PACE Innovation Act (PIA) into law last night. The new law will allow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop pilot projects based on the successful PACE Model of Care. “The President’s signature caps a more […]

Dr. Jane Hollingsworth receives NC PACE merit award

Medical director Dr. Jane Hollingsworth received the North Carolina PACE Association’s individual of merit award for direct care, and was honored at the conference on April 11. Hollingsworth was nominated for her longstanding dedication, compassion and quality care. “She patiently listens to the stories of patients, their families and her colleagues and even as busy […]

Alzheimer’s series co-hosted by PACE

Piedmont Health SeniorCare, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter, will be holding a series of educational events starting this month. The events are free and open to the public and will be held at the Pittsboro site. Contact Karin Wannaker, 919-545-7337 for more information. Join us on the following dates: Thursday, […]

OTs help participants maintain quality of life

April is National Occupational Therapy month; PACE occupational therapists Cat Balentine and Susan Misciagno go above and beyond to encourage our seniors to be active members in their treatment plans and in their community. For example, each OT leads exercise groups to facilitate healthy lifestyles. Cat Balentine in Burlington leads a Walk and Roll program […]