WSU plans elder care seminar

Staff report

DAYTON — The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers Region IV will present a seminar, “Elder Care: Mental Health Needs with Seniors.”

The seminar will be Tuesday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center, 581 Olive Road, Dayton. Parking is free.

The seminar will provide professionals with information related to cognitive and physiologic changes that occur with aging. Participants also will learn about what it is like to live with dementia. Nurses, social workers, counselors and marriage and family therapists will be able to use this information to assist clients and their families.

Presenters include Dr. Jeffery Allen, associate dean and professor in the School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University; Jane Eckels, clinical services director of the Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter; and Dr. Mary Jo Trout, assistant professor in the Department of Geriatrics and Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University.

Space is limited. There is a $20 nonrefundable registration fee. To register, go to For information, call 937-775-8248 or email

Staff report