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We believe in education and collaborative advocacy.  This is the reason we provide regular educational opportunities on related issues for both the general public and our Professional Care Worker (PCW) Team.  Stay tuned for upcoming educational opportunities that are available through PeopleCare Health Services.


Recent Seminars

Emergency Preparedness FEMA

We live in a state where the beauty of nature can be seen everywhere. Nature, while beautiful, can also be unpredictable and dangerous. In this video, basic tips and advice are shared on how to be prepared and ready should you find yourself in an emergency.

For the month of January, our topic is: “Disability Etiquette.”

Our guests are Laramie Cummings and Tim Ashley from the Independence Center, a local nonprofit organization that provides traditional and self-directed home health care, independent living, and advocacy services for people with disabilities. The Independent Center’s mission is to work with people with disabilities, their families, and the community to create independence, so all may thrive.

PeopleCare Health Services Educational Seminar – 8 Ways To Help A Client Downsize With Less Stress by Ben Weber

A new and different way to approach downsizing your home and items you own.  Everything But The House(EBTH) is an exciting new way to potentially help you or a family member with liquidating items from a home.  Watch this video from PeopleCare Health Services about EBTH.

PeopleCare Health Services Educational Seminar-Colorado Medicaid – Myths and Mistakes

Colorado Medicaid – Myths and Mistakes presented by Rose Zapor

Rose discusses a few of the myths and mistakes that people make or understand concerning Colorado Medicaid. We would encourage you to listen to this video to help with some understanding of Colorado Medicaid.

Topic: PeopleTalks – Dispatch Health

Speaker: Melanie Plaskin

Redefining Healthcare Delivery

WE PROVIDE RIGHT-SIZED MOBILE ONSITE TREATMENT FOR SIMPLE TO COMPLEX CASES THROUGH THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY, CONVENIENCE AND SERVICE.

Founded in 2013 and formerly True North Health Navigation, DispatchHealth is a provider of mobile and virtual healthcare. Our goal is to create an integrated, convenient, high touch triage and care delivery solution that extends the capabilities of a patient’s care team and provides definitive, quality care in the home while decreasing costs. Our skilled providers arrive with the tools necessary to provide advanced medical care and are supported by our technological infrastructure that ensures quality and improves outcomes.

Our team brings together the best startup, clinical and engineering skill sets to execute on a unique business model, positioning us to disrupt the healthcare industry.

Educational Talk – What happened when I had a stroke!

Presented by: Charles Louis, Stroke Survivor

Charles will talk about his recovery post stroke and how to potentially prevent a stroke from occurring. Charles founded the US Stroke Coalition to support survivors.

Topic: Chronic Conditions and The High Risk of Falling

Presented by: Philips Lifeline Sponsored by: PeopleCare Health Services
Presenter: Evelyn Ortiz-Collins, Sr. Territory Manager

Discussion of chronic conditions and how they relate to falls and hospital transportation, prevent future falls, the Lifeline products and how they help to keep families and clinicians up to date.

Exploring Advancements in Diagnosing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Presented by Keith Wexler, MBA

A Review of Psychotropic Medications for Patients and Health Care Providers Presented by Robin Wackernah, Pharm.D, BCPP

  • Link: https://join.onstreammedia.com/play/philg@peoplecarehs.com/5366-psychotropic-medications-by-robin-wackernah-pharm.d-bcpp
  • Robin Wackernah is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Regis University of School of Pharmacy in Denver, Colorado. She has been a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist since 2012. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Roseman University of Health Sciences in Henderson, Nevada and completed an acute care residency at Keck Hospital at the University of Southern California (USC). The following year she completed a psychiatric pharmacy practice residency at the Los Angeles County Hospital at USC. She is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy, Colorado Pharmacist Society and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists. Her areas of research interest include the efficiency of smoking cessation training and managing cognitive effects secondary to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

What is COPD and How are people treated for COPD

          • Cheri Scheffel, RN

Exploring Advancements in Diagnosing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Importance of Vaccination for Children

        • Nicole Conny, Care Coordinator with Lowry Pediatrics
        • Quinta Mancho, PharmD with Kaiser Permanente
        • Khadijatu Fofanah, MNM – Facilitator

Understanding the Implications of Chronic Pain

        • Margie Kaems is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Project Manager of the Chambers Hope, Health, & Wellness Clinic, an integrated primary health care clinic embedded in an Aurora Mental Health Center.  She has experience in a variety of integrated primary healthcare settings as a behavioral health provider over the last five years, providing a wide range of services to clients of all ages, including treatment for chronic pain.  Currently in her clinic, she oversees integrated chronic pain programming and participates in the Colorado Project ECHO learning collaborative, which is a statewide collaborative focusing on improving chronic pain treatment from a multidisciplinary perspective.  Today, she will be talking about the connections between chronic pain and mental illness and how to use empowering interventions with clients.

Everyone with Diabetes Counts

          • Meredith Koob, Senior Quality Improvement Facilitator and Type 1 Diabetic from Telligen

Vaccination Information from Public Health

Progression of Dementia – Seeing Gems and Not Just Loss

Influenza Acknowledgement Form + Signature Form

The Joy and Challenges of a Child with Special Needs

  • Angela Wrather is the mom of Emily Wrather. Emily’s diagnosis was Hypoplastic left heart syndrome AV with canal defect, GERD, Severe acid reflux, and chronic UTIs from having horseshoe kidneys. She was non-verbal, had an eye condition, and was G-tube fed. Angela has dedicated her life to helping other parents with strategies that she learned while caring for Emily. She will share her thoughts on the medical system, family challenges both in the family unit and extended family, and her passion to become a resource.