How to Talk to Your Doctor with Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk

02/13/20191:30 pm3:00 pm

Location
Rosener House Adult Day Services
500 Arbor Road, Menlo Park


Elizabeth Landsverk, MD, Geriatrician will be speaking at Rosener House on the topic of “How to Talk With Your Doctor” to receive the best care. Being an educated advocate for yourself and/or your loved ones is crucial in navigating the complex issues involved with medications and treatments for common chronic conditions in elders such as diabetes, high blood pressure, pain, etc. It’s even more important if your loved one is living with dementia. Dr. Landsverk has over 25 years of experience as a house calls geriatrician, treating patients and working with families. She will have helpful insights for best practices working with your doctor as a ‘team’ and how to help your doctor help you.

Dr. Landsverk is founder of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine in Burlingame is the Medical Director for two dementia communities on the Peninsula, and as Adjunct Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Landsverk founded ElderConsult in 2006 in order to provide excellent care at home for her patients and provide education and support for families and elder care professionals.

RSVP:      Kathi Minden, 650-322-0126 or kminden@penvol.org

COST:      Free

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