February 22, 2018
Managing appointments and medications for PH can be strenuous and complicated for both the patient and their care team. Coordination of care, time restraints and not knowing how to best communicate concerns can make it difficult for patients to express their concerns and ask for support with emotional distress and/or symptom management. In this webinar, Jacob Strand, M.D., Mayo Clinic, defines and discusses supportive care, the myths and misconceptions of palliative care and delve into how this care can benefit PH patients, their caregivers and the PH care team.
February 22, 2018
Learn the essentials of health care planning, advance directives, and the three key questions at the heart of health decisions planning with Charles Sabatino, Director, American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. Recognize five myths of advance care planning that get in the way and discover the free resources that help you and your family get the process going. Being prepared with needed documents for any health emergency ensures that you will have a trusted person of your choice empowered to make health decisions for you if you are unable. It is not rocket science, but it takes a little initiative, and it is essential for all adults age 18 to 118.
April 6, 2017
Day-to-day life with chronic disease is a challenge to patients, caregivers and their families. The goal of this session is to provide tools for coping with the "good days" as well as the "bad days," and provide some new options for improving quality of life.
February 15, 2016
In this webinar, presenter Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP (distinguished), JD, will cover financial and estate planning considerations for PH patients and caregivers. Martin will discuss his 12 steps to guide you towards the goal of legal and financial security. Focus will be placed on steps to maintain financial wellness for one’s self and family in the face of medical illness.
January 20, 2016
A PH diagnosis affects patients as well as their family members and those around them. Join PHA Classroom and Kristen Holm, PhD, for a discussion of the ways that lung disease affects patients and families. Coping skills, social support and emotional well-being for all affected by PH will be discussed.