The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill will host the third annual Citizens of the World Wellness Conference at Caritas Christi, motherhouse of the congregation, 129 DePaul Center Road, Greensburg, on May 5, 2017. The public is invited to attend.
As studies continue to reveal the importance of maintaining vitality at all stages in life, an impressive slate of local experts will explore various methods of promoting healthy communities, clients, and families. The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, in partnership with systems of healthcare, faith-based centers, government agencies, educators, lawyers, and non-profit organizations who specialize in wellness, embrace the concept of healing the whole person––body, mind, and spirit. This conference will address the topic, “Lifespan Rhythms: A Focus on Memory, Hormones, and Vitality. Speakers throughout the day will discuss how to support families across the lifespan with a focus on memory impairment.
This seminar is hosted by the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill and sponsored by S’eclairer, an integrative psychiatric medical practice, and Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. Course directors will be Dr. Safdar I. Chaudhary, MD, Medical Director for S’eclairer, and Julia Trimarchi Cuccaro, Esq., Director of Development for the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill.
Conference topics include: maintaining hormone balance; alternative health remedies with an emphasis on nutrition and exercise to support vitality; the role of toxins and hormones on the prevention of chronic disease and memory loss; early signs of memory impairment and necessary legal steps for the person and family/caregivers to consider; and how financial resources impact lifespan vitality and rhythms. Professionals attending the conference will have the opportunity to earn educational credits.
Registration for the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Chaudhary will deliver the keynote address following a welcome and introductions by Sister Catherine Meinert, United States Provincial Superior of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center and shop the Mini Market in the atrium of Caritas Christi when the conference adjourns at 3:30 p.m.
Reservations for the event can be made by calling 724-836-0406, ext. 6640, or ext. 6615. The fee for the conference is $70.00 and $40.00 for students. The fee for those requesting LSW/SCSW/SPC/SMFT credits (four CEUs) and Physicians category (2 applied for) $100.00. Pennsylvania attorneys seeking one CLE credit may attend the afternoon session for $30 or the full-day conference including breakfast and lunch for $100.00.
Pictured Sister Judy Laffey, Director of Development Julia Cuccaro, Sister Bernadette Manning, and Physician Assistant Sasha Zeleznik go over final details for the 2017 Wellness Conference.