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Information and Referral Networking Meeting

July 28, 2016

Clackamas County Information and Referral Networking Meeting

Time: 8-10 a.m.

Date: July 28, 2016

Place: Clackamas County Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Rd. Oregon City, OR 97045. Room 119.

Topic: Relief, Wellness and Advocacy

Audience: Professionals serving the aging population and people with disabilities

RSVP required: No

Contact: Call Shelli Johnson at Clackamas County at 503-650-5738 or email her at: shellijoh@clackamas.

Agenda:

8 a.m. Greetings and Welcome

8:10-8:30 Clackamas County Public Health, Sarah Present, MD, MPH, Health Officer
The Public Health Division provides a range of programs & services focused on prevention, protection, and promotion of the public’s health throughout all of Clackamas County. People aged 65 years or older and people with chronic medical conditions are less likely to sense and respond to changes in temperature. Knowing how to prevent, recognize and respond to heat related illness is important for any working with this population during the summer months.
8:30-8:50 Oregon DHS Office on Aging and People with Disabilities Office, Marcy Mee, Program Manager
House Bill 4042 introduces a new General Assistance Program that started July 1st. Marcy will be sharing more information about this incredible resource including who is eligible and how they can apply.
8:50-9:00 Break
9:00-9:20 Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Lene Garrett Volunteer Recruitment Specialist
The Ombudsman office protects the rights and dignity of those living in long-term care facilities. The mission of Oregon's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is to protect individual rights, enhance quality of life, improve care, and promote dignity for residents living in Oregon's licensed long-term care facilities. And they need volunteers to accomplish this mission.
9:20-9:50 Introductions and Resource Sharing

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