"WCVE Forum" to Air Discussion About Geriatric Wellness
The WCVE Forum will air a community conversation that was taped live in the Community Idea Stations studio on October 11. “A Conversation About Geriatric Wellness” can be heard at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, October 16.
WCVE Public Radio partnered with Richmond Magazine and the VCU Department of Psychiatry to present the live forum. Regional experts answered questions from the audience about geriatric health. The guest panelists included:
Ananda Pandurangi, M.D.,Vice Chair and professor of psychiatry at VCU Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Pandurangi is one of fifteen physicians in the country to be awarded the 2011 Exemplary Psychiatrist of the Year by the National Alliance for Mental Illness.
Robert Wendell and his daughter, Debby Vandewalle. Mr. Wendell is the president of the resident’s association for The Towers. He and his daughter work together to manage his medical care.
Katie Gilstrap, CEO of Lift Caregiving.com, an on-line resource designed to give support and educate those who help care for the elderly.
Jane Kallio, LCSW, has worked in geriatric care educating patients and their families for 20 years. She has dedicated her practice to helping her patients face the challenges of aging and care giving.
Kelly Barnes, Site Manager for PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care), a program helping Richmond area residents who are 55+ to continue to live at home and manage their health & wellness.
Join us for WCVE Forum, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. on WCVE Public Radio.