Dinner with a Doc – "Live Stronger Longer – Panel for Seniors and Caregivers" with Dr. Michael Pass and Panel

September 7, 2016

Dr. Michael Pass, a physician with Waynesville Family Practice and the Homestead Hospice and Palliative Care will be presenting the Dinner with a Doc seminar Live Stronger Longer – Panel for Seniors & Caregivers” on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Haywood Regional Medical Center – Café.  Dr. Pass and the panel of presernters will speak while patrons enjoy a healthy meal. Afterward, they will circulate to visit with guests and answer questions. To attend this complimentary dinner, reservations are required – please call 800.424.DOCS (3627) to RSVP in advance.

Topics will include:

  • Palliative Care/Homestead (Dr. Pass)
  • Home Care (Darlene Haley, BSN, MSN-Director of Home Care)
  • Silver Sneakers (Marla Larson-Program Manager|Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Clinical Fitness)
  • Safety in the Home/Falls Prevention (Jacqueline Burris-Physical Therapy)
  • Optimal Nutrition for Seniors (Lauren Teague - Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian)
  • Depression/Dementia (Behavioral Health Unit Director)

Dr. Michael Pass has been practicing as a family practitioner with Waynesville Family Practice since 1982. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Homestead and Haywood Hospice and Palliative Care. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA and completed his residency at the University of Virginia School. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care.  As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Waynesville Family Practice is supported by Duke University Health System’s world-renowned leadership in clinical excellence and quality care and LifePoint Health’s extensive resources, knowledge, and experience in operating community hospitals. Waynesville Family Practice is accepting new patients – call 828.456-3511 or visit http://www.waynesvillefamilypractice.com/ for more information.

Watch for an additional "Dinner with the Doc" seminar this year “Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment Options” to be held on October 13, 2016.  Seminars typically occur on the 3rd Thursday of the month approximately 10 times a year. Dinner begins at 6:00 pm and the seminar starts shortly after. Our programs feature a variety of health care providers speaking on health topics of interest to you!  For more information about this seminar, visit www.myhaywoodregional.com/seniorpanel.