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MEDIA CONTACT(S):
Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
3/20/2018
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Hosts Free “Caring for the Caregiver” Event & Expo

Important resources and information provided
WHAT:

​Patients with chronic conditions and their caregivers face many challenges that may impact quality of life for everyone. Join Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and connect with experts to learn about resources available to you and your family, including:

  • Supportive Medicine
  • Stages of caregiving
  • Financial and estate planning
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Elder law
  • Alzheimer’s and dementia

Refreshments, snacks, and light bites available for all guests.

Adult Respite Care: Respite care will be provided at no charge for adults needing care while their caregivers attend the Expo. Respite care is provided by Silverado. Registration is mandatory.

DETAILS:

​Kelsey-Seybold’s “Caring for the Caregiver” event and Expo will offer attendees the opportunity to hear from speakers on a variety of topics relating to caregiving. Speakers and topics include:

  • Dr. Deb Kern, Ph.D.: Maintaining Your Health and Sanity as a Caregiver
  • Dayna Steele, former radio personality, author, and advocate: Caregiver’s Survival Guide
  • Dr. Shira Amdur and Dr. Rupesh Nigam with Kelsey-Seybold Supportive Medicine and Vic Mazmanian with Silverado: Panel Q&A: What the Experts Want Caregivers to Know
  • Caregivers can also take advantage of the vendor Expo and Activity Zones, including: chair massage, yoga demonstrations, health screenings, and an “Ask the Expert” area with experts in elder law, financial and estate planning, and long-term care options.
WHEN:​Saturday, April 14
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: ​Berthelsen Main Campus
2727 W. Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77025
Free Parking
HOW:​There is no charge to attend the event, but attendees are asked to R.S.V.P. at:
info.kelsey-seybold.com/caregiver   

Respite Care is available on-site through Silverado. Please indicate on your R.S.V.P. form that you will need respite care while attending the “Caring for the Caregiver” event. Silverado can’t guarantee respite care for those not registered.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24​​ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.